A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 1, 1946

Recently, we have received some impressive evidence of how world-minded U.S. businessmen have become. This evidence came to us as a result of a development I told you about a few weeks ago: the consolidation of TIME'S 17 international editions—excepting those still needed for our troops overseas—into four main editions which now have a civilian circulation abroad of 275,000 copies a week.

Having thus committed ourselves to print TIME around the world for all English-reading people who want it, we got in touch with U.S. industrial leaders regarding the business aspects of this new publishing venture. We wrote to hundreds of U.S....

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