Foreign Correspondents: Sardonic Man in Moscow

Because they live with the constant threat of expulsion for the slightest offenses—real or imagined—Western correspondents stationed in Moscow tend to turn out supercautious, colorless copy. Not CBS's Hughes Rudd. With characteristic zest, he breaks the general journalistic rule, and for some reason he is allowed to stay on. Ever since he arrived in Russia in February 1965, Rudd has twitted his hosts in sardonic, deadpan style. If the censor notices, he is obviously not annoyed; he either likes Rudd's jokes or he misses the point.

Either way, the dark, scowling observer...

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