A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 27, 1951

I have often reported to you on the work of TIME correspondents from Rangoon to Boston. This week I would like to show you on the accompanying map how they are spotted in the world's news centers. Twenty-seven news bureaus, all but three of them (Singapore, Beirut, Panama) permanent offices, are the bases from which 69 TIME correspondents range out to cover the most important stories. These correspondents supply the bulk of the material for any issue. Branching from this staff, sometimes reporting to it but more often reporting directly to the editors, is a network of 225 string correspondents...

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