A Letter From The Publisher: Jul. 13, 1962

OFTEN in TIME'S division of journalistic labors, correspondents in many places file the basic material that a writer in Manhattan shapes into a story. But the Manhattan-based author of this week's cover story, Associate Editor Mike Demarest, 37, has a closer than usual connection with his subject. Demarest grew up in England, and four years after joining TIME'S staff in 1954, returned to London as a correspondent for us for three years. Recently he flew over to London to watch Ted Heath perform in the crucial debate in the House of Commons ("most impressive"), to have dinner with him, and to...

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