By Barrett Tillman
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In just one month’s time that number jumped to 65; by the end of March, the total was 82, and one month after that, 122 newspapers were carrying his stories with a total circulation near 9 million. 10 It was a pretty meteoric rise for a journalist who had been relatively obscure less than a year before and had never covered a war. LONDON WAS, in a sense, a practice run for his subsequent work in North Africa that would take place nearly two years later. Pyle arrived there in early December 1940, after leaving Jerry behind to oversee the construction of their home in Albuquerque.
In somber, urgent tones, Edward R. Murrow reported the story as a struggle of good versus evil, and Pyle felt compelled to be there. He asked Scripps-Howard to send him to England. His idea was to cover the war in the same way he’d covered everything else in his journalistic career. ”7 Scripps-Howard gave him the go-ahead. He left “That Girl” to deal with the contractors in Albuquerque and her own demons. Pyle headed off to become, at age 40, a war correspondent. The London Blitz loomed in his future.
His readers responded to these stories in a remarkable fashion. When he left for North Africa in November 1942, Pyle’s column for Scripps-Howard appeared in 42 newspapers. In just one month’s time that number jumped to 65; by the end of March, the total was 82, and one month after that, 122 newspapers were carrying his stories with a total circulation near 9 million. 10 It was a pretty meteoric rise for a journalist who had been relatively obscure less than a year before and had never covered a war.