Savoring Sweet Liberty

Daniloff, the man and the symbol, returns home and gives thanks

It was the final stage in his transition from a man who reports the news to one who makes it. At a Rose Garden reception at the White House last week for Nicholas Daniloff, the released U.S. News & World Report correspondent, some 75 of his journalist colleagues jostled behind velvet ropes to get a glimpse of the man of the hour. "I think this is a photo opportunity," said the host. But before he could finish, the reporter interrupted: "I would like to add one thing, if I may, and that is that this is a very complex situation, and...

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