A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 12, 1945

Next week there will be a different Signature to this letter.

Jim Linen, whom I have known for many years and who is no stranger to TIME, takes over my duties as Publisher and I take on a new job in the management of TIME, LIFE and FORTUNE.

Jim is just back in the U.S. after thirty months with the Office of War Information in charge of Mediterranean operations.

Born 33 years ago in Scranton, Pa., he went to Hotchkiss where he edited the school paper, and then on to Williams from which he graduated in 1934. Summers he filled in by working as...

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