A Letter From The Publisher: Feb. 15, 1963

IN the coming weeks and months, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara can expect to find in his mail a steady stream of letters from TIME readers around the world, and a considerable number of them will send along this week's cover requesting his autograph. This has long been the experience of TIME cover subjects, who find the number of autograph seekers growing. United Nations Ambassador Adlai Stevenson (Dec. 14) has already sent off a stack of autographed covers to such countries as Iran, West Germany, India and France, as well as to places all across the U.S., and has more...

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