The Press: Death of a Correspondent

United Press's Webb Miller knew well that world newsbeats seldom happen by accident. Big scoops more often depend on knowledge of lines of communication, as necessary to a newsman as to a brigadier general. Because Webb Miller knew his communications, he ranked as a general in the corps of war correspondents.

A fitting end to Miller's career was United Press's scoop on Germany's invasion of the Low Countries last week.

Though Webb Miller did not live to see the story, he, as U. P.'s general European manager, was partly responsible for developing the channels which made it possible for U. P.'s account of...

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