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From the Enemy Camp

 nor distribution, the blame is not of economic theory or Harvard advisers, but of the socio-political elite in these countries, which has inherited not only the vice-regal palaces but also the REPORTING war, from the enemy camp is the latest breakthrough in the profession. Unthinkable till recently, an American journalist Anthony Lewis of New York Times is reporting the Vietnam war from Hanoi. When his first despatch with the Hanoi dateline appeared in the United States, Henry Luce's Time commented: "It was a sight not seen for many years in a US newspaper.'' Somewhat similar was the reaction in this country when Times of India reproduced Lewis's despatch on its editorial page, by courtesy of New York Times. Many were surprised that it was passible for an American newsman to cover war from a hostile territory.

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