A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 13, 1959

As TIME'S editors and correspondents gather the week's news, they unearth many an item that might make an "exclusive" headline were TIME a daily newspaper. But TIME, being a weekly, does not make a play for the exclusive story (it might not last); and TIME is not content to deal with mere "headline" items (it's the whole story that counts). Each week TIME'S "front of the book" (NATIONAL AFFAIRS, FOREIGN NEWS, THE HEMISPHERE) deals with stories that have been published in newspapers and broadcast on TV and radio. But much in TIME is new, as, for example, these intimate details from...

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