The Press: Striking an Old Lady

The face put on the air by New York's Channel 4 last week was unfamiliar to the audience. It belonged to New York Times Washington Bureau Chief James Reston. forced onto a rival medium by New York's newspaper strike.* As a TV newsman. Scotty Reston proved that he will never replace Dave Brinkley; the big eye obviously petrified him. But as he read his column, which appeared in print only in the Times's overseas and Western editions, he also proved, even more emphatically, that Dave Brinkley will never replace Scotty Reston. Timesman Reston managed to communicate to TV's...

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