A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 8, 1943

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

TIME is 20 years old this week, and for a month now I have been wondering what I should say to you on our Anniversary, to show our appreciation for the truly extraordinary loyalty and interest with which our subscribers have now backed us through two decades.

Perhaps the best thing I can do is just to quote a few paragraphs from TIME'S original prospectus and to reaffirm our faith in the journalistic concepts and ideals on which TIME started:

"Although daily journalism...

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