The Press: Candidates Y. Newsmen

As they have in every election since 1936, the Democrats tried last week to make a campaign issue of the U.S. press. Candidate Adlai Stevenson started things off at a Portland, Ore. luncheon of editors arranged by the pro-Stevenson Oregon Journal. Citing the 90% of the U.S. press which he says is opposing him, Stevenson said that in "the two-party" U.S. there is danger of getting a "one-party press." But he was not worried because "my party has done all right in recent elections . . . People are smarter than many politicians think, and sometimes I suspect that even editors...

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