Reporters: Fairy Tales

Every reporter brings to a story his particular predispositions, but Michèle Ray, 29, a comely French journaliste, is something special. Michele views the world as a vast fairy tale. There are the cruel oppressors, who are mainly Americans. And there are the cruelly oppressed, who range from the Viet Cong to Castro's Cubans to Bolivian peasants. Michèle's own role is that of the fairy princess who has come to break the spell and liberate them. As she often says, "I think with my heart."

From this romantic point of view, Michèle covered the...