A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 20, 1954

Dear Time-Reader: From time to time, I am questioned by TIME readers about TIME editors—where they came from, where they went to school and what they did before working at TIME. Readers want to know where a national magazine like TIME gets its editors.

You may be interested in the answers. Take the matter of geographical background, for example. The editors listed on our masthead represent half the states in the Union. The managing editor was born in Omaha, Neb., and the assistant managing editor in St. Louis, Mo. Of our ten senior editors, only two are native New Yorkers, one born...

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