The Press: Hagerty's Metamorphosis

Pondering "the metamorphosis of a press secretary into a vice president of a network," ABC News Overseer James Hagerty, 52, catalogued his altered preoccupations since leaving Dwight Eisenhower's employ: "My foreign policy—establishment of peaceful coexistence with Madison Avenue. My complex of domestic problems—Huntley-Brinkley and Doug Edwards. My economy at home—cost control. And the awesome question of war and peace—Newton Minow."

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