A Letter From The Publisher: Aug. 16, 1968

THE Republican Convention last week was one of those rare major news events that seems scheduled to the convenience of a weekly newsmagazine. With all the activity ending two days before TIME'S deadline, almost the entire Nation staff from New York—writers, editors, reporters, researchers—was able to join correspondents from bureaus across the country as they converged on Miami. For a change, photographers and picture editors were on the scene together. A Television editor was able to observe TV reporters not only on the tube but on the convention floor. The Press editor could observe daily newsmen on the job, read their...

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