The Press: Frost's Big Deal

When CBS News paid H.R. Haldeman a six-figure sum for a television interview, newsmen and others shuddered about such "checkbook journalism." Asked New York Times Columnist James Reston: "Won't other big shots or notorious characters demand their price?" Now the most notorious big shot of all has done just that. Last week David Frost, 36, the British talk-show host and entertainer, announced that he had bought the right to video-tape a series of exclusive television interviews with Richard Nixon, who has granted no audiences to the press since he left Washington a year...

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