One day when Edward Angly, who later became a foreign correspondent, was just another reporter on the New York Herald Tribune city staff, he went to the Trib's assistant editor Wilbur Forrest, asked for an assignment abroad.
Asked Forrest: "What makes you think you could be a foreign correspondent?"
Replied Angly: "Oh, I know all about foreign affairs. I've been reading the New York Times for years!"
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