The Press: Thanks, But No Thanks

Never has the press felt more unpopular at a national political convention than at San Francisco in July, where Republican delegates booed and hissed newsmen from the floor. In contrast, never has the press felt more popular than at Atlantic City last week, where Speaker of the House John McCormack, in opening the Democrats' conclave, went out of his way to give a cordial welcome to journalists.

If this was intended to bring grateful smiles from the press galleries, it got none from the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain. WE DON'T WANT TO BE LOVED, proclaimed...

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