The Press: The Bite of B & B

When the New York Times queried its correspondents in search of some campaign wit, one reporter replied last week that "your request for a memo on Nixon's humor is probably the most humorous aspect of the entire situation." It has been that kind of oh-so-serious campaign, and even half a laugh is scarce in most reporters' copy. Fortunately, readers of the Times and other papers can resort to Columnists Russell Baker and Art Buchwald, who seem able to coax a smile and sometimes even a belly laugh out of the most somber events.

Buchwald has been having a ball with the Watergate...

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