Broadcasting: Change of Voice

When he took over in 1965, NBC-TV's John Chancellor was the first working newsman ever to direct the Voice of America. His intention was to help shed its "institutional sound" — which too often was a bureaucratic defense of the incumbent Administration — and steer it closer to realistic journalism.

Having succeeded in his goal, Chancel lor announced last week that he would return to NBC news. "I've decided I'm a writer and reporter, and that's what I want to do."

"I might have stayed longer," he added, "if I could have...

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