Judgments & Prophecies, Jan. 31, 1955

Chief CBS Washington Correspondent ERIC SEVAREID: TV and newsreel film of [Ike's] weekly news conference will give the people a more intimate understanding of what goes on, but not by any means a complete understanding. For the White House news secretary continues to sit as editor of what may be seen and heard later. He edits the sound tape and he edits the film. The news secretary works for the President, not for the information media, and it would be too much to expect for him to release those segments of presidential speech in which the Chief Executive does not perform...

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