The Press: Platform Editor

When the lights went up at the Democratic National Convention one night last week after the screening of a campaign film. National Chairman Paul Mulholland Butler stepped to the rostrum and spat out a challenge. Trembling with rage, Democratic Chief Butler snapped that "one of the major networks has failed to keep its commitment to present this documentary film to the American people." By pointedly thanking NBC and ABC for showing the movie, he put the finger on CBS as the offender.

As a chorus of boos rose from the convention floor, some delegates...

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