The Press: The Posf s Lone Ranger

He has never been to a White House briefing or a presidential news conference. He does not entertain Cabinet officers at dinner parties or travel the chichi social circuit open to influential Washington journalists. He shuns the press clubs, including the one where other black newsmen meet. His beat is largely confined to a cluttered, windowless office just off the Washington Post's news room and a vast network of telephone sources. Were it not for a slight resemblance to Comedian Flip Wilson and a penchant for wearing red plaid trousers, Columnist William Raspberry...

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