The Press: Schorr Under Siege

At first it seemed unlikely that CBS Correspondent Daniel Schorr would face problems on Capitol Hill as a result of his role in the publication of the embargoed report on CIA and FBI operations by Representative Otis Pike's Select Committee on Intelligence. But last week, by a vote of 269 to 115, the House ordered its twelve-member ethics committee to investigate the "Pike papers" leak. Conceivably, the committee could recommend to the House almost anything, from no action against Schorr at all to removal of his accreditation to the House press gallery. A citation...

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