A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 4, 1946

How many of the people you know personally have been mentioned in the columns of TIME'S Milestones, Miscellany, or People sections?

Of all TIME'S departments, these three have changed the least—perhaps because they exemplify best one of our basic beliefs: that the way to tell the story of the news is in terms of the people who make the news.

Every week about 35 news items end up in MMP. They are the newsworthy survivors of a long list of births, deaths, marriages, divorces, utterances, and doings of known people, and, so far as Miscellany is concerned, the whimsicalities and outrages of the...

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