Publisher's Letter, Aug. 29, 1955

Dear TIME-Reader:

WHILE a TIME Researcher, Mary Ellen Lukas, roamed through Hoboken, searching for background material for this week's cover story on Frank Sinatra, Cinema Editor Henry Bradford Darrach Jr. was on vacation in Europe, still unaware that his first job upon returning would be to write the Sinatra story. Meanwhile, Correspondent Ezra Goodman scoured Hollywood, pursuing Sinatra himself. The West Coast chase led Goodman from Sinatra's luxurious duplex on Wilshire Boulevard through recording studios and an Italian restaurant to the singer-actor's sumptuous dressing room at MGM.

During the past 15 years, Correspondent...

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