The Press: I'll Be Back

To the Chicago Tribune's Jules Dubois, it was pretty much the same old story: in nearly 30 years as a correspondent covering the political turmoil of Latin America, he had been mauled by Peronista hoodlums in Argentina, threatened by Panamanians, and beaten by Communist thugs in Guatemala. Last week he seemed about to be torn to bits by one of Fidel Castro's Havana mobs.

Dubois, 49, had been quite a while in earning the hatred of the Cuban mob. Among U.S. correspondents covering Castro, few had written more warmly during the early days of the revolutionary regime (Castro, reported Dubois, "has a...

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