The Press: The Simple Life

A description of the way some 75 war correspondents in North Africa live came last week from Ernie Pyle, Scripps-Howard reporter now in Tunisia. Wrote he:

"Each of the three big press associations has a five-man staff—usually three men back at headquarters and two at the front. They rotate every few weeks. The correspondents in the city . . . live in hotels or apartments, eat at restaurants or officers' messes, work regular hours. . . .

"The outstanding thing about life at the front is its magnificent simplicity. It is a life consisting only of the essentials—food, sleep, transportation, and what little...

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