A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 9, 1943

To answer some of the questions our subscribers have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news.

TIME'S Miscellany editor claims his department is the only one which has gone completely unchanged through all the twenty years since TIME be gan.

We didn't even have a Letters column in our earliest issues (it was launched in December 1924). The first Current Affairs Test came in 1935—appeared twice a year after that until this January, when the government's paper cut order forced us to leave it out. We started Radio in 1938, Army & Navy in 1940.

But TIME has...

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