A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 25, 1960

IN the quiet of a rambling house in Hyannisport, Mass, one evening last week, two young women lounged before a TV set watching history in process in Los Angeles. Periodically, the hostess daubed away at a painting, and once the two got into a thoughtful discussion about the exact shade of Dufy blue. It was, in all, a pleasant evening for Hostess Jacqueline Kennedy, wife of the Democratic presidential nominee, and TIME Correspondent Anne Chamberlin.

Washington Correspondent Cham-berlin's assignment was just one part of a vast tapestry of intensive reporting by TIME'S staff in the rush of political events of the past...

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