The Press: Russia Re-Viewed

In five years as a Moscow correspondent for the New York Times, Harrison Salisbury has worked under a double handicap. In Moscow Russian censors never passed a word of his copy that did not fit the Communist line; in New York the Times usually ran Salisbury's dispatches with no warning that the stories had been passed by the world's most ironhanded censorship. As a result, his reports often read more like Red propaganda than accounts of what was really going on inside Russia. Salisbury himself was even accused of being pro-Soviet or a fellow...

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