The Press: No Contest

At its annual convention, the American Newspaper Guild sternly urged its Washington, B.C. local to go to bat for Reporter Tom Buchanan, who had been fired by the Washington Star because he was a Communist (TIME, June 28). Last week the local, in effect, told the A.N.G. to mind its own business. By a 2-to-1 vote, the Washington Guildsmen decided for the second time not to contest Buchanan's firing.

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