Previous | Next
152153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186187 of 512
There's something that Punch doesn't want to accept. He doesn't want to have the Times
have to rely on the rest of the Times Company, you see - doesn't want it carried by the rest
of the corporation.
Well, I don't want to sound too much like an economic determinist, but the whole
relationship of anti-business or not anti-business may be seen in the context of the Times'
No question. No question. I assure you, I'm not necessarily an economic
determinist, but what the hell, that of course was very much a part of the picture. And that
affected by - in a none too subtle way, or maybe more or less subtle way -
But before we stop this, I have to say again that the direct interference, on this basis, with
the specific editorials or with specific editorial positions, was rare. Indirect, I felt this, and
I expressed to my colleagues concern, increasing concern about this, because I simply felt it
in the air - to my, two or three close colleagues.
Who would they be?
Raskin. My associate, assistant editor, Fred Hechinger, who succeeded Raskin as
assistant editor of the editorial page when Raskin retired.
He had been your education editor.
© 2006 Columbia University
Libraries | Oral History
Research Office | Rights and
Permissions | Help