The Press: Fog over Kalimpong

In trying to cover the Chinese Communist invasion of Tibet, 15 foreign and 200 Indian correspondents in New Delhi faced bigger obstacles than Tibet's snow-capped mountains. For one thing, Tibet would let no foreign newsmen in. For another, no news was coming out: the last radio link with Tibet's capital was cut two weeks ago when the wireless operated by India's mission in Lhasa went silent.

A Golden Caravan. But there was still one possibility. Many of India's first-rate newsmen rushed to the frontier city of Kalimpong in the hope of getting inside dope...

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