Television: TV v. the Pentagon

A brief peace that broke out after the election between Spiro Agnew and TV is over. The war grew hot again last week when CBS, for the second time in four weeks, aired the Vice President's least favorite documentary of the year, The Selling of the Pentagon. One purpose was to give foes of the program a chance to be seen and heard; the documentary itself was followed by previously taped attacks from Agnew and others. The firepower being employed by both sides reflected the vital interests involved: the reputation of the military during...

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