A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 10, 1951

Not long before the japanese peace treaty is signed in San Francisco (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), the Editors of TIME will present Your Stake in Japan, a 60-minute television report on the treaty, its background and its probable effects on the great world battle between Communist Russia and the Christian West. To be broadcast over a joint CBS-ABC network at 10 p.m. (E.D.T.), Friday, Sept. 7, the program will combine the techniques of TV and TIME in an unprecedented journalistic experiment.

The idea for the show grew out of our experience with the telecasts of the Kefauver hearings, when TIME correspondents reported background...

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