The Press: Print v. Picture

On the 16th floor of Chicago's Conrad Hilton Hotel, Correspondent Rene MacColl of London's Daily Express rushed to a down elevator. The elevator girl waved him back imperiously. "Just a minute, sir," she said. "I'm on TV." Recounted MacColl: "I looked around, and by God, she was. A huge glare box was moving up behind me for an interview with her."

Like Correspondent MacColl, newsmen in Chicago last week sweated under the glare box at almost every turn. Already widely resented by reporters as troublesome interlopers (TIME, May 21), the TV cameras in unprecedented force imposed new hazards on the old art...

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