The Press: Keeping It Dignified

The gambling domain of Monte Carlo last week prepared a new game of chance, just for newsmen, who dubbed it "Rainier Roulette." Although hundreds of U.S. and European correspondents were preparing to cover the wedding of Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Grace Kelly of MGM, it looked as though only the luckiest kind of a chance would get any of the working press into the throne room and cathedral. Before leaving the U.S.,

Prince Rainier cabled an order to Monaco to bar all journalists from the civil and religious ceremonies except for three...

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