A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 5, 1960

TIME should appeal to every man and woman in America.

WHEN, back in 1922, the founders of TIME set down those words in their initial prospectus, they were obviously placing women high on their list—higher than women ranked in many areas of world affairs in 1922. Over the years, women have graced no fewer than 153 TIME covers—ranging from Actress Eleanora Duse (July 30, 1923) to Pat Nixon (Feb. 29. 1960), from Franklin Roosevelt's secretary. Marguerite Le "Hand (Dec. 17, 1934), to Marilyn Monroe (May 14, 1956). This week. 40 years after the 19th Amendment gave the vote to women, TIME'S...

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