The Portland (Ore.) Art Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary last week, invited Portland's upper crust to a preview of birthday exhibits. A reporter for Portland's Oregon Journal was there, accompanied by a photographer who popped flash bulbs until he was told he was "annoying the guests," was asked to leave.
When Maria Jackson heard about it, she hit the ceiling. To Journal editors went an order: let art museum news be ignored for awhile, the Journal must have proper respect.
For 40 years that is the way it has been in Portland.
"Rid Says." Charles Samuel Jackson, a native Virginian, headed west...