Forty Years' Reporting at Home and Abroad the subtitle for this Hoosier's ambitions and their fulfillment. Making good as a cub newspaperman in Chicago, in 1914 he was writing for the New York Times, London Daily Mail and Chicago Tribune and tells of his big stories, people met, local and international events with fascination. His analysis of leaders in the newspaper field reveals the character and power of the men and his interpretation of the events leading up to the World War have special interest in light of today's happenings. Somehow he managed to get to the right place and people at the right time -- and, with the world his background, he often scooped the news. Later a news commentator on the radio -- he has had a finger on the pulse of modern history -- and presents his memories vividly.