Publisher's Letter, Dec. 3, 1956

DearTIME-Reader:

IN Paris last week, shivering TIME correspondents could readily sympathize with the plight of the French in their frantic search for gasoline, fuel and warmth (see "Wave of Fear" in FOREIGN NEWS). Cabled Correspondent Thomas Dozier: "Outside the office in the Place de la Concorde, ice glistens in the gutters. Inside, the radiators are stone cold, and members of the staff are bundled to the ears in heavy sweaters and wool scarves, as they rub their hands together to keep typing fingers agile. Those who have finished work are queueing for buses and subways; nobody has enough gasoline to drive to...

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