"World Wide Webb Miller", Steve Arseneau
Steve Arseneau, Director of the Dowagiac Area History Museum In 1915, Cass County native Webb Miller left his job with the Chicago American to freelance report on the Pancho Villa expedition at the border. Once there, he proved adept at working channels and bypassing censors and was quickly hired by the United Press. For the next twenty-five years, one can follow World History as Webb Miller covered every significant event across the globe. From the trenches of World War I to the opening salvos of World War II, award-winning journalist Webb Miller was there. Miller was also the first Western journalist to cover the Gandhi independence movement in India in 1930.