The Press: Twelve in Moscow

The Baltimore Sun announced last week that the Russians had granted a permanent visa to Howard M. Norton, 44, veteran foreign and Washington correspondent, to open a Sun bureau in Moscow. Norton will enlarge the U.S. Moscow press corps to a dozen, including three for the A.P., two for U.P., and one each for I.N.S., New York Times, New York Herald Tribune, NBC and CBS. Also due in Moscow this week is Look's Edmund Stevens, 45, who will still appear occasionally in the Christian Science Monitor.

But Russia's journalistic gates are not open to all. Several visa applications from U.S. newsmen are...

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