The Press: Bite of the Apple

A tidy rip-off here, a tasteful price-gouge there−it was all to be expected once the Democrats had picked New York City as the site of their convention. But not even the worldly-wise among the press had anticipated the size of the serpents that lurk around the Big Apple and its Garden; Madison Square, that is.

They are truly big, or so an outraged group of reporters and editors, armed with bills and price lists, told Democratic National Committee Chairman Robert Strauss at a meeting in Washington, where they vigorously protested the looting of the...

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