A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 31, 1944

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

With this issue TIME becomes the first national magazine ever printed in California for California readers.

Since TIME began our West Coast subscribers have been getting the first copies off the press each week —rushed overland to them by the fastest trains. But since 1935 our circulation in booming California has been growing 50% faster than the average. Percentagewise we now have more readers there than has any other front-rank magazine. In fact, one...

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