Jose Anjos
Anjos in Brazil, chats with trans-Atlantic flier, Jean Mermoz, who had just set a world's straight distance record for hydroplanes. (UPI file)

Webb C. Artz
Red Letter and Ocean Press Editor - 1933 (UPI file)

Hugh Baillie
Hugh Baillie, UPI President 1935-1955. The one-time gun-toting crime reporter kept a bayonet as a paper weight on his desk and directed United Press into what author Reynolds Packard called "whambo-zambo" journalism, putting life and drama into news coverage. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

F. H. Bartholomew
Pacific Coast Division Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Rod Beaton
Managed UPI's Southeast and Midwest divisions before moving to New York as vice president and general business manager. He later was named president and chief executive officer before retiring in 1982. (UPI file)

Robert Jacob Bender
Robert Jacob Bender. Joined UP in Washington (1915), covered the White House, went to Europe with Wilson, and returned to rise from Washington manager to general news manager. (UPI file)

Karl Bickel
UP President 1923-1935. Karl August Bickel was succeeded as UP President by Hugh Baillie. Like most unipressers he came from a small town - Geneseo, Illinois. (UPI file)

Dr. Edward J. Bing, Ph.D
Ex-captain of Turkish artillery, linguist, and amateur boxer, Bing was in charge of UP business in Europe, then headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Every year he traveled 30,000 miles drumming up customers for UP service. (UPI file)

Jesse C. Bogue
Rose from copy boy to assistant managing editor of UPI, died 1983 at age 71. (UPI file)

A. L. Bradford
Buenos Aires Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Stewart Brown
Geneva Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Greame Browning
Appointed for the then newly created position of Midwest Business Editor in September 1983. Chicago Bureau. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Stuart Cameron
Sports Editor - 1933 (UPI file)

Dan Campbell
Honolulu Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Louis Cassels
(1922-1974) UPI Senior Editor and religion columnist, best known for his national reporting, columns, and books on religion and ethics. His column "Religion in America" appeared in over four hundred newspapers during the mid-1900s. Among other awards, he received the Faith and Freedom award for outstanding coverage of religious news. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Pye Chamberlayne
UPI Radio's veteran Senate and political reporter, on floor of 1984 Democratic Convention in San Francisco. He first joined UPI Audio in 1962 and was there at the end of the service in 1999. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Raymond Clapper
Washington Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Robert E. Crennen
One-time Southwest Division manager and 30-year UPI veteran. Died 1984. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Jack Cuddy
Babe Ruth being interviewed by UP sports writer Jack Cuddy in the 1930s. (UPI file)

Jacques D'Armand
Eastern U.S. Business Representative - 1933 (UPI file)

Leon Daniel
Joined UPI in 1956 and spent nearly four decades reporting on domestic and foreign events including the civil rights movement, the Vietnam war,and the Gulf war in Kuwait. One of the last reporters to stay in Saigon after it fell to the Communists, he explained his motivation saying, "I had to, the A.P. correspondent was there." Daniel retired in 1993 as foreign editor. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Clifford L. Day
London Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Jean De Gandt
Madrid Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Howard Dicus
Began as UPI Radio anchor in 1984. Later UPI radio general manager until 1999. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Daniel Drosdoff
UPI Senior Editor, Buenos Aires bureau (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Bill Ferguson
Began working at UPI in 1950, and went on to serve in the Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. bureaus until his retirement in 1990. Co-author of the book UNIPRESS and contributor to UPI Style book. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Gesford F. Fine
Rio de Janeiro Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Tom Foty
Editor, reporter, Washington bureau manager and executive editor of UPI's radio network operation in New York and Washington 1973-84. Seen here at the 1984 Winter Olympics reporting from Sarajevo. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Harry W. Frantz
South American Editor at Washington - 1933 (UPI file)

"Barney" Furay
"Barney" Furay, fifty-three, christened James Henry, was general foreign manager. He became a Uni-presser in 1910, the year following UP's inception, when he was twenty-eight years old. Successively manager in Chicago, Denver, San Francisco, he was made foreign editor in 1918. He always kept a firm grip on the reins in Europe, South America, and Asia. (UPI file)

Thomas William Gerber
Thomas William Gerber joined the UP in 1916. He took care of non-newspaper clients who wanted special news (road conditions for an oil company's road maps, news flashes for a news-reel company) and information. He was also editor of newspapers published aboard U. S. Lines and Red Star Line ships at sea. (UPI file)

Steve Gerstel
Gerstel, considered a journalistic institution in the Senate Press Gallery for more than 30 years, joined UPI in Atlanta during the 1950s, retiring in 1989. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Patrick A. Grotto
Served for a short time as UPI vice president of sales in the late 1980s, during UPI's restructuring era. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

L.S. Haas
Havana Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Paul Haney
UPI reporter Paul Haney (right) interviews Spiro Agnew as he prepares to depart Kansas City Municipal Airport in 1971 on Air Force 2 after visiting ailing former President Harry S Truman in Independence, Mo. It was an exclusive interview but UPI Audio thought the sound quality was below standard so the New York desker wouldn't accept it as an actuality feed. Agnew quotes from tape were used for A-wire story. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Dorothy Mae Heesakker
Editor for UPI for 39 years in 1983, died late August 1983 in Wisconsin. According to Donald Reed, UPI Managing Editor in New York: "She probably trained more Unipressers than almost anybody in this outfit." (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Ralph Heinzen
Paris Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Stewart Hensley
Chief diplomatic reporter for United Press International, Hensley could usually be found right where the action was. During his 22 years of coverage of the international scene, he worked in 50 countries spanning Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. He covered assignments including the Japanese Peace Conference, the Geneva Conference on Laos, the Kennedy-Khrushchev meeting in Vienna and the 1955 Afro-Asian Conference at Bandung. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Lance J. Herdegen
UPI's Wisconsin State News Editor, became regional sales executive for Wisconsin on May 11, 1984. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Roy W. Howard
Vice president and general manager of UP when it was formed in 1907, and President of UP beginning in 1912. Howard is largely to credit for the expansion of the UP as a news agency. He became chairman of the board of Scripps-Howard newspaper chain in 1921, and directed Scripps-Howard as president and surviving partner from 1936-1952. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

John Calcott working out of Geneva, Europe, ca. 1988 photo. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

UPI's Puerto Rico Bureau (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Earl J. Johnson
New York Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Frank Johnston
UPI staff photographer Frank Johnston at Danang. One of his cameras is a Leica rangefinder. His is wearing military camouflage fatigues. (7/16/1967) (UPI file)

J. L. Jones
Foreign Editor - 1933 (UPI file)

Bruce M. Kanner
UPI Regional executive for Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, stationed in Des Moines. Photo 1981. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Louis F. Keemle
Chief of Cable Editors - 1933 (UPI file)

Ed L. Keen
Keen was vice president for Europe and, at fifty-six, UP's oldest executive. He was a youthful managing editor of the Cincinnati Post, later went to the Philippines and scored a great beat on Aguinaldo's capture. UP made him London manager in 1911. He was chief of UP's Peace Conference staff. (UPI file)

Frederick Kuh
When news broke in Manchuria, Unipresser Frederick Kuh, like crack reporters all over the world, dashed to cover the Sino-Japanese War. Chicago-born, he did special UP correspondence between Vienna and Constantinople after World War I, joined the New York office in 1923, went to Moscow in 1925, to Berlin in 1927, and to London in 1933. (UPI file)

Bill Laffler
New York general desk, 1962-64. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Bob Lowry
Seen here at UPI cubicle at Alabama State Capitol Pressroom in 1978. Lowry served as Alabama state government reporter for UPI, and then as bureau manager in Austin, Texas, where he directed news coverage of the Texas Legislature, state government and was the chief political reporter for the state. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Eugene Lyons
Moscow Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Ray G. Marshall
Shanghai Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Charles B. McCabe
Central Division Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Charlie McCarty
Charlie McCarty is shown in this undated file photo from WWII, where he served as an Army photographer. McCarty died at age 88 on January 19, 2004 in Brussels. McCarty worked for Acme Pictures, United Press International Newspictures and Reuters News Pictures in a 52-year career. McCarty, an American, left New York in 1972 spent the remainder of his career in Europe before retiring in the early 1990's. He was one of the founders of the Reuters News Pictures Service in 1984. (UPI Photos/File)

L.B. Mickel
Superintendent of U.S. Bureaus - 1933 (UPI file)

James I. Miller
James I. Miller, UP's vice-president and general South American manager, joined the United Press in Buenos Aires in 1918. He maintained headquarters at Buenos Aires, but seldom was there, being constantly on the move directing UP's far flung news and business interests below the equator. (UPI file)

Webb Miller
Webb Miller in one year covered thirty-three murders and three hangings for the Chicago American, was kidnapped by Salt Tycoon Mark Morton (when he asked about Mr. Morton's daughter's elopement with a jockey), and covered the Western Front, later being nominated for a Pulitzer as a war correspondent. He accompanied Gandhi on the Great Salt March and was the only correspondence at the beatings at the Dharasana salt works. He became UP's general news manager for Europe in 1931. (UPI file)

David Milne
Milne was the new Harrisburg, PA UPI bureau chief and a 6 year UPI veteran. He replaced Charles Madigan, who went to the Moscow bureau of UPI in August 1977. (UPI file)

Reuel S. Moore
Manila Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Thomas B. Morgan
Rome Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

John R. Morris
Mexico City Bureau Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Aline Mosby
Pictured here in Paris. Mosby spent half a century as a journalist for UPI, joining its ranks shortly after completing her undergraduate studies in 1943. She was the first American female journalist to receive a post at the Kremlin, during which she interviewed Lee Harvey Oswald. After Moscow, she was posted to numerous UPI bureaus around the globe including Paris, New York, Moscow, and Vienna. She opened the first UPI bureau in Beijing in 1979. She retired from UPI in 1984 and relocated to Paris. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Luis Nogales
4/11/1985: UPI President Luis Nogales addresses the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Nogales told them "The survival of UPI contributes to that competition, to that honesty of reporting, to that trust the American public has in the news received from the vairous media." (UPI Photo/Ron Bennett)

Clem J. Randau
Clem J. Randau, thirty-eight, was UP general business manager in 1933. He left Stanford University to join the air corps, flew in Italy and France, and came back to join UP in San Francisco. He developed into a star salesman, was made sales manager in 1926, business manager in 1931, directing UP's corps of salesmen. (UPI file)

Foster Raton
UP used many sub-editors in the first half of the century. Typical is Bureau Chief Foster Raton, who handled Atlanta. The job of interviewing Al Capone (shown here) excited him no more than interviewing the warden at Capone's prison. (UPI file)

Don Rettig
New York general desk, 1962-64 (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Melanie Rigney
Rigney served as Illinois State Editor and Chicago Bureau manager since November 1985. She worked as State editor in Nebraska and Wisconsin for 7 years before that. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Al Rossiter Jr.
A veteran of UPI for 32 year, joining in 1972, he served as UPI Science Editor and covered the space program among other assignments. Later in his career with UPI, he served as executive vice president until his resignation in 1992. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Kyoichi Sawada
Sawada, 1936-1970, born in Aomori City, Japan. In 1961, aged 25, Sawada became a photographer for United Press International (UPI) in Tokyo. As the Vietnam war escalated, Sawada repeatedly requested an assignment there, only to be refused on the grounds that the conflict was an "American war." Eventually, in 1965, Sawada took a leave of absence from UPI and struck out to cover the conflict on his own. Nine months later, he was back on the UPI payroll as a Vietnam correspondent and had won both the World Press Photo Contest and in 1966 a Pulitzer Prize for his work. That was quickly followed by the Grand Prize of the World Press Photo contest. After his death in Laos, Cambodia, he received the Robert Capa Gold Medal of the Overseas Press Club. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Vernon Scott
Pictured here interviewing Marilyn Monroe in an undated file photo (1953). Scott had been a Hollywood reporter and columnist for UPI and its predecessor, United Press, for 52 years. He covered movies, television, actors, directors, producers and other filmmakers, and included many TV and movie stars among his personal friends. Scott also covered political conventions and other national news stories. He provided a radio version of his interviews for 12 years on the UPI Radio Network. (rlw/FILE UPI)

Henry Shapiro
Shapiro's career as a journalist and bureau chief for UPI in Moscow spanned from 1934 up through his retirement in 1973. He was the man who reported the downfall of Khrushchev and the entirety of the USSR's space program during the height of the cold war including the three-man Russian space ship flight. (UPI file)

A. Merriman Smith
Known as the dean of White House newsmen. He reported the activities of five Presidents during his 25 years covering the news in Washington. He won Pulitzer Prize for what many consider to be UPI's greatest scoop--the eye-witness account of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He was also the recipient of other national awards for distinguished service in journalism. As a new recruit to UPI's team, Washington news icon Helen Thomas learned the ropes under Smith's direction. He wrote a regular column about the White House, and five books on his White House experience. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Paul Steinle
He joined U.P.I.'s management in 1983 after serving as president of the Financial News Network and its subsidiary, the Data Broadcasting Corporation. He directed restructuring of UPI operations from 1988 and resigned his position as UPI president in 1990. (UPI file)

Frederick Storm
When Franklin D. Roosevelt appeared to be the likely nominee of the Democratic party, UP had Frederick Storm, its Albany bureau manager, in almost constant contact with the New York state chief executive. So what was more natural, when Roosevelt won the nomination and was elected, than that Storm should accompany the nation's new chief executive on his rest trip to Warm Springs, Ga. Here, Storm (right) interviews Roosevelt on some of his plans before taking office. Storm was UP White House correspondent in 1933. (UPI file)

K. C. Thaler
Thaler attended universities in four countries, and obtained degrees in both law and economics. His news career covered Germany during the growth of Nazism; Austria, Czechoslovakia, the Balkans, and France. He covered almost every major international conference in Europe following World War II, and interviewed many important statesman in postwar Europe. He was chief diplomatic reporter for UPI in London. (UPI file)

Helen Thomas
Helen Thomas, pictured here with LBJ, joined UPI in 1943 where she wrote news on women's topics for their radio wire service. In November 1960, Thomas began covering then President-elect John F. Kennedy, following him to the White House in January 1961 as a UPI correspondent. During this assignment, Thomas began closing presidential press conferences with the tagline "Thank you, Mr. President." Thomas was the only female print journalist to travel with President Richard M. Nixon to China in 1972. She traveled around the world several times with Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, Regan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, and George W. Bush, and covered every Economic Summit. She was the first woman officer of the National Press Club. (UPI file)

A. Mims Thomason
President and chief executive officer of UPI until April 28, 1972, when he was succeeded by Roderick Beaton. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)

Morris de Haven Tracy
Night News Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Frank & Katherine Tremaine
Tremaine was United Press's Pacific bureau manager based in Honolulu when the Japanese attacked the U.S. naval base on Dec. 7, 1941. The news flash he filed was the first word on the attack sent outside Hawaii, and he and his wife, Katherine, gave the first eyewitness accounts by telephone to the San Francisco office. The couple wrote a book in 1997, "The Attack on Pearl Harbor: By Two Who Were There." Frank died on Dec. 7, the 65th anniversary of the attack. (Tom Foty)

Ralph H. Turner
Southwest Division Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Miles W. Vaughn
Far Eastern Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Elmer Walzer
Financial Editor - 1933 (UPI file)

Kate Webb
Webb joined UPI in Saigon at the age of 23, spending more than six years covering the Vietnam war. In April 1971, she was among six people captured while covering a battle in Cambodia. Webb was given up for dead after officials said a body had they found and cremated was probably hers. But Webb emerged from the jungle after three weeks when she and the other captives were released. (Tom Foty)

E. W. Williams
Southern Division Manager - 1933 (UPI file)

Martin Yeong
UPI Photographer in 1995. (UPI file)

Lester Ziffren
Ziffren reads his nightly broadcast to the United States, "Spain by Day." He was the United Press correspondent in Spain from 1933-1936. (Courtesy of Bob Lowry)