The Press: Correspondents in India

From the capital at New Delhi, India is now covered by a full contingent of newly arrived U.S. correspondents from A.P., U.P., I.N.S., CBS and NBC. Thus is created a new U.S. newsfront. Least well covered of all major countries, India was formerly a kind of Dark Continent for U.S. newspaper and wire services. Exception was the occasional flying interview with Gandhi. Until the fall of Singapore, the only U.S. news bureau established in India was TIME'S.

With thermometers soaring around 100, sweating correspondents wrestled with pronunciations of such words as Rajagopala-chariar, shopped...

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