The Press: File Now, Die Later

U.P.I. Correspondent Steve Yolen and four staffers were pinned down in their office for 36 hours, dodging hundreds of bullets fired through their windows. Stewart Russell of Reuters was arrested as a suspected sniper and transported in an open truck through heavy firing in downtown Santiago. Ari Rath, managing editor of the Jerusalem Post and a veteran of the Six-Day War, was hit by shrapnel on his way to his bathroom in the Carrera-Sheraton Hotel. Two students from the Catholic University in Santiago, members of a Chilean camera crew that got out the...

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