The Presidency: Long Story

John Kennedy has often fussed about an inequity in international journalism. Nikita Khrushchev, through private interviews with such traveling U.S. pundits as Walter Lippmann, Drew Pearson and the New York Times's Cyrus L. Sulzberger, has communicated his views to the U.S. newspaper public; Kennedy himself has had no such access to the Russian people. But last week the President finally got a chance, and a good one. In the first presidential interview ever granted a Russian newsman, he talked for two hours with Aleksei Adzhubei, who is both editor of Izvestia and Khrushchev's son-in-law.

The idea for the interview originated with...

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