A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 22, 1949

President Galo Plaza Lasso of Ecuador has sent us his answer sheet for the last TIME News Quiz, which ran in the July 4 issue. He answered 91 of the 105 questions correctly, and is inclined to think that is quite a good mark. It is, in fact, considerably above average, and President Galo Plaza Lasso should be proud of it.

Like Ecuador's Chief of State, many of you have taken time off during these past few hot weeks to write me about a wide variety of matters. Here are some of the things you...

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