Correspondents: Covering a Pilgrimage

Paris Match, the French picture magazine, chartered a Caravelle jet to fly 55 staffers and a photo processing lab to the Holy Land. RAI, Italy's government-owned broadcasting system, borrowed an L.S.T. from the Italian Navy, debarked 35 vehicles and 245 men. Tiny Lebanon managed to deploy a journalistic force of 60. Even Tass, the Russian news service, and the big Moscow dailies, Pravda and Izvestia, put correspondents on the scene. All told, some 1,200 newsmen from 34 countries converged on the first papal visit to the Holy Land. Inevitably, the press and...

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