From The Managing Editor: Mar. 30, 1992

Most journalists discover their calling in fairly direct ways: a pep talk from an English teacher, perhaps, or a stint on the high school newspaper. Jim Kelly got the news bug when he was negotiating a treaty on long-range nuclear missiles. It happened when he was an undergraduate at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, preparing to take part in a mock U.S.-Soviet negotiating session on SALT II. "I thought the exercise was pretty silly," says Jim. "Besides, doing the reporting on both sides' positions was more intriguing to me than being part of the action. That's...

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