Jun 17, 2005

A coalition of citizen groups including Common Cause and Free Press has urged CPB Chairman Ken Tomlinson to postpone the board's vote on a new CPB president, now planned for Monday or Tuesday. The groups' letter yesterday suggests that Tomlinson's supposed candidate for the job, State Department official Patricia Harrison, got "inappropriately favorable consideration" because she and Tomlinson have worked together on U.S. propaganda efforts overseas.

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