A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 21, 1949

From the comments I have heard, the discussions I have participated in, and your own letters to us, it seems that a favorite indoor sport among TIME-readers is arguing about how they read TIME.

For our own instruction, therefore, we made a most unscientific, undefinitive (but, I think, interesting) survey recently among a number of you as to your TIME-reading habits. Did you read TIME front to back? Back to front? Favorite departments first? Well, those of you who joined in had considerable to say about it, and here, before considering the results of our...

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