Radio: Voice from Cairo

The voice was unprofessional, big, with a flat, tolling quality that frequently gave professionals the creeps. No listener remembered its like—least of all originating from censor-shrouded Cairo, that graveyard for radio correspondents.

The big voice belongs to a mousy little man: the Chicago Sun's 130-lb., 42-year-old Chester Morrison, a pinch hitter who joined CBS's world-news roundup (6:45 p.m., E.W.T.) last month and has been delivering home runs ever since.

Artfully sidestepping the censors, Morrison rumbled his warnings of the grim consequences of Allied defeat in the desert, begged for American men and American...

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