A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 3, 1951

Two towns 20 miles apart on the southernmost tip of Texas got different versions of TIME'S Aug. 20 issue. In Harlingen, 240 subscribers received a magazine in which the Press section contained stories on the Cincinnati Post's crusade against municipal graft and a sketch on the Vatican daily, L'Osservatore Romano. In nearby Raymondville, county seat of Willacy County, 70 subscribers got copies in which the Press section reported the life & death of Press Lord William RandolphHearst.*The difference represented the kind of magazine reporting made possible when the best in highspeed communication and printing equipment backs up a crack journalistic team.

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