A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 20, 1944

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

A great many TIME readers who got last week's issue on the regular day have been asking how we managed to include such a completely thought-through election report—and I think you might be still more interested in the answer if you also knew that:

¶ General MacArthur's men in the Philippines got 3,000 copies of this Election Issue just one day after TIME'S publication date.

¶Dr. Alfonso Lopez, President of Colombia, and hundreds of other Latin American subscribers received their...

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