A Letter From The Publisher: Sep. 14, 1962

REPORTING the news still has its ' — hazards as well as its complications, its divertissements and its rewards. Last week TIME Paris Correspondent James Wilde encountered some of the hazards as he covered the fighting between warring factions in Algeria (see THE WORLD). Running into an exchange of small-arms fire on a road near Aumale, southeast of Algiers, Wilde leaped from his car and hit the ditch. Then, he reported: "The road suddenly came alive with soldiers, who rushed over to where I was lying and forced me at gunpoint to get up and walk over to the car...

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