Time's 40th Anniversary Party: I Present to You ...

From the dais at the anniversary dinner, Editor in Chief Luce introduced a group of cover subjects with personal citations. Among them: A liberal statesman, one of TIME'S first employees, our first Washington reporter at $10 a week, the Honorable Henry Cabot Lodge. For many years our badly unpaid adviser on religion, the Rev. Henry Pitney Van Dusen, distinguished president of Union Theological Seminary. A brilliant, alltime-great district attorney, one of the very great governors of the state of New York, a tough fellow...