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referred to earlier, in terms of on the one hand some of the Guild members being more left--?

Heiskell:

I don't think so. I think it may have been the contrary. I think it sort of took the burden off all the other pages. So here's the editorial page and that's his. The other 49 pages are ours.

Q:

Then the other 49 pages would be more of a reflection of the managing editor?

Heiskell:

Yes. Or the department editor or whoever. That's what I meant by ours.

Q:

You recall, I'm sure, that in some ways some of the earliest writings sounding the alarms of what ultimately became the Cold War appeared in Life.

Heiskell:

Yes. Bill Bullitt.

Q:

Exactly. I was going to refresh you memory on that, the 1944 article, “The World From Rome,” by Bill Bullitt, giving the message that at least from Rome, it appeared that there would be an ongoing struggle between communism and Christianity.

Heiskell:

That was received with horror by the staff. It was as if we were declaring war by printing the piece by Bill Bullitt. It was



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