A Private Affair

Osborne, John
July 1972
New Republic;7/22/72, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p14
Discusses presidential journeys and movements and the role of media during these journeys in the U.S. Description of a visit by U.S. President Richard Nixon to his family in San Clemente, California; Description of differences between presidential journeys and movements; Role of reporters, cameramen and technicians during an organized trip; Comment that no President in memory has resented the insistent watching eye of the media more than Nixon does, and none has valued media presence at useful moments more than he does.


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