A Letter From The Publisher: Apr. 26, 1968

A WOMAN telephoned last week to ask whether it would be possible to obtain TIME a little earlier than it is usually available on the newsstands in New York. Her reason unfolded one of the seemingly small—but particularly human—stories of how TIME is used after it gets into the hands of the reader.

A secretary from the Women's Auxiliary of Congregation Emanu-El picks up copies of the magazine each week at the ground-floor newsstand of the Time & Life Building in midtown Manhattan. The copies are rushed to the temple's offices on upper Fifth...

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