A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 13, 1950

To bring you the election results, this issue of TIME has gone to press about 36 hours late. In spite of this, a good many of you will receive your copies on time anyway.

TIME'S weekly editorial deadline is Monday night and was not designed for full coverage of national elections, which always fall on a Tuesday. To meet this situation, two pages of National Affairs were left open when the rest of this issue was closed on Monday night. By 4 a.m. Wednesday a special staff of editors, writers and researchers was on hand to write the election stories.

At that point...

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