Letters: Jun. 24, 1929

Perpetual Subscriptions


Reading LETTERS, issue of June 10, was pleasingly surprised and struck by the originality (or so it seemed to me) of Subscriber Anders regarding inheritable subscriptions. Thought it was meant as an expression of Subscriber Anders' extreme appreciation of TIME and not as something to be desired. Further surprised (also pleasantly) at TIME'S serious consideration of it. TIME is thus shown as ever open to new ideas.

The point to all this: to satisfy my curiosity. Is the idea of inheritable subscriptions new? Has any periodical to date adopted the...

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