Publisher's Letter, Sep. 3, 1956

Dear TIME-Reader:

AFTER his marathon coverage of Washington's Governor Langlie for this week's cover story, Seattle Bureau Chief Robert Schulman had the uneasy feeling that he had just about become a member of the Langlie household. So did the governor. "One day last week." Schulman told me, "Governor Langlie mused out loud: 'Should I look into adoption procedures?' "

The marathon started early in July, when Schulman met the governor, his wife and their daughter Carrie Ellen in Seattle. "We talked about everything from Langlie's newly announced keynote-speech assignment at the Republican Convention...

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