A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 10, 1952

At 9 o'clock last Tuesday night, while most of you gathered around your radios and television sets, a large part of TIME'S editorial staff came in to start work on the story of the 1952 election. Through the night they compiled and analyzed election returns, studied special reports from correspondents stationed at key listening posts around the country. By the time the last returns were being compiled, the editors were sending their final corrections to the printers.

Racing a midday Wednesday deadline, TIME'S election story went out on teletypesetters to printing plants in Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles, where printing and production...

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