Publisher's Letter, Nov. 12, 1956

DearTIME-Reader:

AS TIME'S domestic correspondents -» reported the U.S.'s orderly process of decision by ballots for this issue, teams of our reporters and photographers in Middle Europe and the Middle East covered the grim struggles of other peoples to force decision by bullets. To bring you the latest developments in these momentous events, Foreign News Editor Thomas Griffith, just returned from Egypt, and National Affairs Editor Louis Banks kept their sections open from 48 to 65 hours beyond the usual Sunday-night closing deadline.

First tipoff to what was afoot in the Middle East came to our Israel Correspondent Monica Dehn one evening when...

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