The Press: Convulsions at CBS

In New York City's RCA Building one afternoon last week, top news executives of the ABC and NBC television networks were waiting for the man from CBS, so that they could begin discussing joint coverage of the Adolf Eichmann trial, coming up next month in Israel. But CBS's man, Sig Mickelson, 47, president of CBS's news division, never showed up. Just minutes before the meeting in the RCA Building, Mickelson resigned.

Mickelson's departure was fresh evidence of the top-level convulsions that have shaken CBS's news division since a sweeping reorganization was undertaken last...

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