The Press: The Rover Boys Abroad

"This piece," wrote William Randolph Hearst Jr. in the chatty style of his "Editor's Report," "will be read by you while your intrepid correspondent is once again flying over the Atlantic . . . The last three weeks have been, I guess, about the busiest the Hearst Task Force has ever put in." The Taskmaster of journalism's most extraordinary team was homeward bound, proudly clutching fresh trophies from his continuing international big-name hunt.

Accredited, along with some 1,500 newsmen, to cover President Kennedy's recent European visit, the Hearst Task Force was soon blazing its...

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