Publisher's Letter, Feb. 20, 1956

Dear TIME-Reader:

With national politics beginning to heat up, TIME correspondents last week were hitting the campaign trail. Chicago Correspondent Edwin Darby was in Ohio, finishing his report for this week's cover story on Governor Frank Lausche. At the same time, San Francisco Correspondent Charles Mohr ended a strenuous ten days of zigzagging about northern California, covering Candidates Adlai Stevenson and Estes Kefauver. Exhausted but exhilarated, Charlie Mohr reported: "I'd rather be covering politics in California than in any other state. Where is there such an embarrassment of riches in presidential possibilities? Besides,...

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