The Press: Washington Shift

Editor Whitelaw Reid of the New York Herald Tribune has long wanted his paper to run the column "State of the Nation," written by the Christian Science Monitor's able Washington Bureau Chief Roscoe Drummond. But the Trib could not buy the column; the Monitor allows no syndication of its features. This week "Whitey" Reid took more direct action to get the column and, at the same time, filled the top spot in his paper's 15-man Washington bureau, second largest newspaper bureau in the capital (first: the New York Times). He named Roscoe Drummond, 51,...

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