The Press: Advice Taken

Just out of Harvard ('48), where he was managing editor of the daily Crimson, New York-born Anthony Lewis landed a writing job on the Sunday New York Times. Tony Lewis did not do very well. One day more than two years ago, Sunday Editor Lester Markel called him in, suggested that he go out and get some reporting experience. Tony Lewis went home and told his wife, "I've been fired," then started looking for a reporting job.

He tried the Times's Washington bureau. But Pundit Arthur Krock, who then headed the 24-man bureau, also advised...

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