The Press: The Global Gumshoe

Within weeks after Tad Szulc arrived in Argentina in 1955 on his first Latin American assignment for the New York Times, Juan Peron was toppled in a coup. In 1958 Szulc flew into Venezuela just in time to report the overthrow of Dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez. In 1968 he was in Prague when Soviet tanks rolled in. Last week Szulc, 48, now a freelancer, left for Israel to do an article pegged to Henry Kissinger's visit; Jerusalem be alert for some kind of spectacle. If Israel escapes unscathed, Kissinger's image will likely be less...

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