The Press: No Truce in Saigon

More than a year after the signing of the Paris peace accords, American journalists and officials in Saigon have yet to cement a lasting truce among themselves. The current antagonists: New York Times Correspondent David Shipler, 31, one of the most enterprising of the 30 U.S. correspondents remaining in Saigon, and Ambassador Graham A. Martin, 61, a career diplomat who helped negotiate the agreement with Hanoi. As in similar Saigon disputes dating back a dozen years, this one centers on charges that press coverage has given comfort, if not aid to the enemy.

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