The Press: For Art's Sake

"What!" wailed Director Charles Gom-bault of Paris' France-Soir. "This is awful. I'm shattered for him."

The intellectual weekly Nouveau Candide was desolated: "The Atlantic Alliance is disintegrating."

At the Hotel George Cinq, at Moustache's fragrant bistro on the Left Bank, and at the Hotel Californian bar, Parisians and Americans alike were equally incredulous. New York Herald Tribune (and 130 other papers) Columnist Art Buchwald was going home soon. From 3,000 miles across the Atlantic, Columnist Drew Pearson told an inside-out story: Tribune Publisher John Hay Whitney, still smarting at the loss of Subscriber...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!