The Press: Success Story

With all the grace of a scorned lover, the Dallas Morning News faced up to the fact that Republican Richard M. Nixon was not the new President of the U.S. "Let's give him a chance," editorialized the News on the morning of John F. Kennedy's inauguration. Then it went on, "Kennedy made 220 promises. The News neither hopes nor expects that the new President will be able to make good." Since then, President Kennedy has bathed in the warm approval of most of the U.S. press—but in the eyes of the News he has...

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