What it takes to make a foreign correspondent and why -- by a veteran of many years abroad and at present the Foreign Director of International News Service. The author comes through with many valuable tips for the aspiring cub reporter, the desirable backgrounds, , communications, personality qualifications. But chiefly this book is a vehicle, in the poor tradition, for a collection of personal about the newspaper great, -- , Tregaskis, Kilgallen, Reynolds, and others. Included also is an account of Lowell Bennett's one-way assignment over Berlin, now published in expanded form as Parachute Over Berlin. Rambling. Casual reading.