A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 15, 1954

Since that day when Editor James Gordon Bennett Jr. sent his reporter, Henry Stanley, to find Dr. Livingstone, the job of reporting the news of Africa has become somewhat easier, but there are still a lot of problems. One of those problems is the immense distances that have to be covered.

One way these distances may affect a reporter was described recently by a newspaperman in Northern Rhodesia. Said he: "It sometimes seems that the home office of every newspaper and news agency is equipped with schoolroom atlases which have maps of Africa neatly...

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