A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 28, 1943

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

You hear so many languages when you walk past the room where our Foreign News researchers work that some people call it our League of Nations.

One or more of these girls speaks Spanish, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Polish—and all but one speak French. They know 33 countries on six continents, and thei. birthplaces girdle the globe: Shanghai, China—Santiago, Chile — Adelaide, Australia — Cambridge, Mass. — Juneau, Alaska —Charlotte, N.C.—Battle Creek, Mich. —Cracow, Poland....

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