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A Feature Writer Helms a News Daily

New York City-based journalist Pete Hamill briefly served as a newspaper editor in Mexico City. After conflicts with the publisher over how to cover a student protest, he resigned. Nineteen reporters joined him. Now back in U.S., he writes for the Village Voice.


Other segments from the episode on June 29, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 29, 1987: Interview with Robert Bly; Review of Nigel Kennedy's album "Kennedy Plays Ellington and Bartok"; Interview with Pete Hamill; Review of the television show …


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