The Press: Mission to Markos

What George Polk (see above) and every other Balkan correspondent yearned to do, the New York Herald Tribune's Homer Bigart up & did. He found and interviewed Greek guerrilla General Markos in his Grammos Mountain stronghold. This week, after sitting on it for more than a fortnight (presumably to avoid competing with convention news), the Trib ran his interview as a four-part series. It tingled with some of the cloak-&-dagger thrills of an Eric Ambler novel.

To score his beat, Reporter Bigart had to "disappear" for two weeks. He was in Belgrade, and had told his office he was going to Rome...

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