The Press: Short Takes

> When she refused to tell a Pasco County, Fla., judge where she got information for a story on a grand-jury proceeding, St. Petersburg Times Reporter Lucy Ware Morgan was sentenced to five months in jail (TIME, Nov. 26). The Times's lawyers then appealed, arguing, among other things, that Mrs. Morgan's refusal to name sources might be considered an act of contempt only if she balked before the grand jury in question. Quick to oblige, State Attorney James T. Russell hauled Mrs. Morgan before the grand jury and again demanded her sources. She...

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