The Press: Atomic Press Box

Whether World War II coverage was good or not, there was plenty of it: the Army & Navy accredited some 2,000 war correspondents. Last week the Navy had already heard from 3,500 press, radio and newsreel people who want to cover the atomic bomb tests in the Pacific (TIME, Feb. 11). Said the Navy sternly: there will be room for not more than 150 on the press ship. Safe guess: no women allowed.


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