Transition: Edward Behr

A legendary foreign correspondent with an unforgettably titled memoir ("Anybody Here Been Raped and Speak English?"—the alleged cry of a BBC reporter to refugees fleeing the Congo in 1960), Behr saw firsthand the countless troubled corners of the world.

In 1965 he came to NEWSWEEK; in 1968 alone, he covered the Tet Offensive, the student revolts in Paris and the Russian reconquest of Prague. Fascinated by dictators, he interviewed several of the most famous, from Castro to Mao Zedong.