The Press: The Inside Inside Story

Drew Pearson's "Washington Merry-Go-Round" column in the Washington Post and Times-Herald last week was full of praise for the "amazing luck or amazing insight" of True Magazine's Editor Doug Kennedy. Wrote Pearson of Kennedy: "He published the inside story of U-2 Pilot Francis Powers' flight over Russia on the same day Powers went on trial. The story gives the details of how Powers fought to get his plane started, after stalling at 70,000 feet; how he came down to thicker air around 35,000 feet, then was attacked by a swarm of angry Russian jet fighters . . .''

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