A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 30, 1946

Anybody listening outside the door of our overseas communications room around six o'clock in the evening might think that we had trapped a hornet in a rain barrel. That angry noise is, however, the voice of our London "talker" coming in over the transatlantic radio telephone at some 300 words a minute.

"Voice radio" is not new to the U.S. press, but it has still to be widely adopted. The New York Herald Tribune has used it for almost a decade to speed up the foreign news traffic from its correspondents abroad. We began using it during the war for the same...

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