Reporters: Taking a Stand

The San Francisco Examiner placed an editorial above its front-page logo, framed it with a red, white and blue border, and said: THE PROTEST MOVEMENT HELPS HANOI. The Birmingham News used a full page of color for the Stars and Stripes itself, topped by a Nixon quote: "Our road is not easy, not simple . . . but right." In its editorial space, the New York Post ran an obituary notice for the Viet Nam dead above 10½ inches of white space.

Moratorium Day provoked other predictable comment. Columnist Morrie Ryskind of the...

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