The Press: Fact & Fancy

Readers of Drew Pearson's enterprising but frequently slapdash syndicated column often have trouble separating fact from fancy. Last week Columnist Pearson solved the problem with a handy "grade label" guide, if not for the readers of his column, at least for subscribers to his new ($50 a year) weekly newsletter. Personal from Pearson. The guide: "√A story we have attempted to check without success, or a story which is impossible to check. √√A story we believe to be true but have not been able to authenticate. √√√A . . . story we've been able to authenticate in every respect."


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