NEWSWATCH: From Unknown to 'What's He Really Like?'


If New Hampshire is any sample, the press and television will be very conspicuous and unusually self-conscious this election year. Not only were too many candidates chasing too few votes, but too many reporters and camera crews were chasing too little news. Candidates knew they had to score early or fade, but for the press New Hampshire was a kind of out-of-town tryout for their season's coverage, and with their cameras, sound stages and numbers, they saturated the small arena. To add to the sense of journalistic overkill, the press itself was...

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