A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 23, 1962

AFTER several weeks of cover stories on politics and international crises, we shift key, clear our throats, and sing out this week on the prevalence and proliferation of folk singing in the land.

It is an agreeably entertaining subject—except, of course, to the participants. If all the world is divided into those who can't live without folk singing and those who can, the inside world of the folk-singing cult itself is further divided into the purists and the entertainers. Somewhere in the center of all the fuss, and appealing to both sides, is Joan...

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