The Press: Not to Seduce

Englishmen were offered a long vista last week. From London Bridge they could look through an open door and see the Statue of Liberty. This surrealist panorama, in eight colors, was the cover of the first issue of a brand-new digest-size monthly magazine called Transatlantic (price: one shilling). Its purpose: to give the British a candid, unpropagandized look at the U.S.

Editor of this hopeful publication is Geoffrey Crowther, who is also editor of the Economist (TIME, Aug. 30). To the 50,000 British readers which Transatlantic wants, Editor Crowther observes: "Transatlantic's hope is...

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