The Press: Tourist in the War Zone

Scripps-Howard's Columnist Eleanor Roosevelt once last week led off her Day with a few words of praise for another Scripps-Howard writer. Said she: "I don't know whether any of you are reading about Ernie Pyle's trip to England with as much interest as I am, but I have read everything since he left. . . ."

Until last week Ernie Pyle, an inconspicuous little man, with thinning reddish lair and a shy, pixy face, was not celebrated as a straight news reporter. Once, for a few years, he was managing editor of he Washington...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!