A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 10, 1946

After last week's cover story was put to bed (it was on French Communist Party Boss Maurice Thorez), TIME'S International-Foreign News editor, Max Ways, cabled congratulations on the story to our Paris bureau and added: "We had a painful time deciding what to leave out."

The Paris bureau took a collective bow, and a day off, then went to work on this week's issue. But I think you may be interested in the way we planned for and got the Thorez story, because it illustrates how TIME covers the news outside the U.S.

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