The Press: Hairline Distinction

From Helsinki, the New York Herald Tribune's Sport Columnist Red Smith reported that he wasn't sure whether the Olympic Games were a "sports competition or a collision of political ideologies . . . Because of the presence of the Russians . . . there are a lot of people here who are trying to read political implications into everything concerning the show . . . There are, for example, two schools of thought among the thousand or so newspapermen here. There are sportswriters and there are journalists, and it is easy to recognize a member of either group. The sportswriters have...

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