Publisher's Letter, Jun. 27, 1955


IN this issue appears John Graham Dowling's last story (see Frontier, 1955, HEMISPHERE). His assignment in Paraguay finished, Buenos Aires Bureau Chief Dowling was flying south to the revolt in Argentina last week when he was killed in a fog-bound airliner crash, five miles from Asuncion. He was the ninth correspondent killed on foreign assignment for TIME Inc.

Dowling, 41, was a quiet, deadpan reporter whose field was war. He started out playing at it with the toy soldiers collected for him all over the world by his famous parents, Actor-Producer Eddie Dowling and Comedienne Ray Dooley. He grew up to make...

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