The Press: Last Man In

At the steelworks south of Budapest, a grimy note was slipped surreptitiously last week into the hand of the last American newsman left in Hungary, United Press Correspondent Russell Jones. The note, addressed to a relative in New York, read: "We are all living. Louis." Added Jones, in a telephoned file: "I did not see him, only his hand, but there is his message, and God bless him."

In the past three weeks U.P. Veteran Jones has received "dozens and dozens" of similar messages. They have been slipped under his dinner plate, tucked into his car, pressed into his hand on the...

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!