A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 13, 1950

Herewith some incidental intelligence about TIME:

T. S. Eliot is not shy with friends but is inclined to be wary of strangers. Worried at the prospect of being interviewed by TIME'S Thomas Dozier for his cover story last week, the poet said to John Hayward, with whom he shares a flat in Chelsea:"This young man who's coming to see me from TIME, do you think it would get things off to a smooth start if I asked him if his family came from St. Louis? I once knew a family named Dozier in St. Louis."

London Correspondent Dozier was also wondering what...

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