A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 22, 1948

Along with 18 other U.S. newspaper and magazine editors and publishers,* I returned recently from a 22,000-mile flight inaugurating Pan American Airways' new direct route to Johannesburg, South Africa. During six days there, we were guests of the Union of South Africa and our host was Minister of Justice and Interior Harry Lawrence. I am sure I speak for my colleagues when I express my gratitude for a singularly exciting and enlightening trip and a too brief but very interesting look at South Africa's principal cities.

Few, if any of us had ever had a chance to visit the Union before...

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