A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 26, 1949

Herewith some news about recent TIME stories you may have read:

A fortnight ago TIME'S International department carried a story about a display of 200 TIME cover portraits in the window of the United States Information Service Library in Prague.

At the request of a Czechoslovakian Foreign Office official, the portrait of Cardinal Mindszenty of Hungary (TIME, Feb. 14) was withdrawn. Its presence there, said the official, was "an unfriendly gesture to Czechoslovakia." This week U. S. Press Attache Joseph Kolarek had more to say about the gesture:

"The TIME covers were chosen because they...

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