A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 18, 1948

The letter below came to TIME recently from one of you and may prove as interesting to the rest of you as it was to us:

"Dear Mr. Linen:

"In your letter on the average TiME-reader in the Aug. 9 issue of TIME I feel that you overshot a multitude of TIME-readers who I believe are the real readers of your worthy magazine. As one who can boast of reading each copy from kiver to kiver, I think I am in a position to question your idea of TiME-readers as you portrayed 'em. "To begin,...

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