|THE PRESIDENT. [1.] President Quinn and ladies and gentlemen:
When Jack Horner,1 who has been a correspondent in Washington and other places around the world, retired after 40 years--he once told me that if I thought that the White House press corps answered (asked) tough questions, he (I) should hear the kind of questions the managing editors asked him. Consequently, I welcome this opportunity tonight to meet with the managing editors of the Nation's newspapers.
1 Garnett D. (Jack) Homer was a reporter with the Washington Star from 1937 and was that newspaper's White House correspondent from 1954 until his retirement in November 1973.
I will not have an opening statement, because I know, with 400 of you, it will be hard to get through all of the questions you have. And I understand the president has a prerogative of asking the first question.
WATERGATE AND THE FUTURE
[2.] Mr. Quinn [John C. Quinn, Gannett Newspapers, and president, Associated Press Managing ...read full document