The Press: The Woodstein of Koreagate

Three times a week for the past dozen years, Maxine Cheshire has spun out a column of capital chatter—Spiro Agnew's literary adventures, Elizabeth Taylor's offstage antics at the Kennedy Center, Muhammad Ali's hasty exit from a White House party—that the Washington Post and some 300 subscribing newspapers generally inter among the family pages. In recent months, however, Cheshire's byline has been strutting on the front page above scoops on the hottest continuing scandal of the year: alleged efforts by South Korean agents to bribe U.S. Congressmen.

Actually, the Woodstein of Koreagate is no stranger...

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