A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 14, 1949

Dear Time-Reader

On Pages 36 and 38 of this issue you will find a new department, The Hemisphere, which henceforth will contain the news of Canada and Latin America.*

When World War II drew the destinies of the countries of the Western Hemisphere closer together than they had ever been, the news of Canada and Latin America was placed in separate major departments in TIME in order to call our readers' attention to its growing significance. Now the editors have decided to combine Canada and Latin America into a single new department, the better to...

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