Appreciation: Andrew Heiskell

You couldn't miss Andrew Heiskell. At 6 ft. 5 1/2 in., he was usually the tallest man in the room. His easy bearing almost made you forget it, in the same way he could almost make you forget that he was a towering figure of 20th century journalism. In a career of 43 years at what was then Time Inc., he rose to chairman and CEO of a company that makes a profound and intricate product: journalism. As both a businessman and a journalist, he had an abiding passion that his company should produce to the highest standards.

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