Reporters: Ghetto News

It was no ordinary press junket. The 15 newsmen paid their own way on a chartered Boeing 737, and each day for a week they visited a different big-city black ghetto, from Cleveland to Watts. Organized by Whitney Young, executive director of the Urban League, the tour included Washington Post Editorial Writer Ben Gilbert, Columnists William F. Buckley Jr. and Joseph Kraft, Newsweek Editor Osborne Elliott, John Herbers of the New York Times, and TIME Washington Correspondent Jess Cook. Cook's report:

Young explained to us before the trip began that "I felt that before I really unleashed all my feelings...

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