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The New York TimesIn the spring of 1961, the correspondent Tad Szulc happened to visit friends in Miami canada goose uk black friday as he was being transferred from Rio de Janeiro to Washington. he goes, things happen, Turner Catledge, who was then the managing editor, recalled in his memoir, Life and The Times. Canada Goose Online Turner Catledge, the managing uk canada goose outlet editor who tried to balance news coverage with his publisher’s concerns about national security. canada goose uk shop The New York Timessoon sniffed out the invasion plans and, thinking this too important to discuss by phone, flew Canada Goose sale to New York to tell canada goose coats us what was happening, Mr. Catledge wrote. He asked the publisher, Orvil E. Dryfoos, down to his office, Mr. Catledge said. told us the story that an American backed invasion force was massing in Florida and elsewhere for an attack on Cuba. Szulc had produced a and dramatic account of the invasion plans.But Mr. Catledge was troubled by references in the article to the invasion being and also to its being buy canada goose jacket cheap directly sponsored by the Central Intelligence Agency. government has quite a few intelligence agencies, more than most people realize, Mr. when we might not be able to document the charge. was gravely troubled canada goose coats on sale by the security implications of the Szulc story, Clifton Daniel said in a speech delivered in 1966, when he was the managing editor. could envision failure for the invasion and he could see The New York Times being blamed for a bloody fiasco. Dryfoos and Mr. Catledge telephoned James Reston, the plugged in Washington columnist, who against printing any dispatch that would pinpoint the timing of the landing, Mr. Daniel recalled. (Mr. Szulc was reasonably sure it would occur on April 18.)In an abundance of caution, Mr. Szulc article was shifted at the last moment from its position canada goose in the upper right corner as canada goose store the Canada Goose Outlet lead story of the day. Bernstein, Times news executives who believed the newspaper was underplaying Mr. Szulc’s story. The New York Times Company ArchivesThat was when the fireworks really began, Mr. Daniel recounted. Theodore M. Bernstein, the assistant managing editor on night duty, and Lewis Jordan, the news editor, a colossal mistake was cheap canada goose uk being made, and together they went into Mr. Catledge office to appeal for reconsideration. Mr. Jordan face was white and he was canadian goose jacket quivering with emotion. He and Mr. Bernstein told Mr. Catledge that they wanted to hear from the publisher in person why such an important story was being underplayed to suit United States foreign policy.Mr. Catledge was furious at such impertinence.Mr. Daniel said, turned around in his big swivel chair, picked up the telephone, and asked Mr. Dryfoos to come Canada Goose online downstairs. The publisher did so, explaining that his were those of national security, Canada Goose Jackets national interest and, above all, concern for the safety of the men who were preparing to offer their lives on the beaches of Cuba. On April 7, readers of The New York Times were greeted by a front page with headlines that seem very familiar 53 years later ( About Automation Overshadowing Its Boons and headlines that look very strange ( Liberals Striving to Remake Party Image Tucked into the middle of the page, above the fold, was news that an army of 5,000 to 6,000 men, intent on deposing Mr. Castro, was massing in Florida, Louisiana and Guatemala. What it did not say was that the attack was expected to occur in less than canada goose clearance sale two weeks.What unfolded 10 days later, on April 17, was exactly the fiasco Mr. Dryfoos had feared. And, as he feared, The Times was indeed blamed by President John F. Kennedy. Two weeks after the Bay of Pigs disaster, Mr. Catledge was among a group of editors summoned to the White House to discuss with the president the issue cheap Canada Goose of newspapers prematurely disclosing government security information.As an example, President Kennedy cited the January report from Guatemala by the other Mr. Kennedy.Mr. Catledge countered that the information had already appeared in The Nation.it wasn news until it appeared in The Times, President Kennedy said.Then, in an aside to Mr. Catledge, the president said, if you had printed more Canada Goose Parka about the operation, you would have saved us from a colossal mistake the implication being that if The radondenvercolorado Times canada goose factory sale had said the invasion was likely to occur in mid April, it would almost certainly have been scrubbed, or at least postponed.logic seemed to me faulty, Mr. Catledge concluded. the one hand, he condemned us for printing uk canada goose too much and in the next breath buy canada goose jacket he condemned us for printing too little. 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