A Letter From The Publisher: Jan. 17, 1969

A FEW months ago, well before he began writing this week's cover story on Italian Automaker Gianni Agnelli, Contributing Editor Timothy James decided that he needed an automobile. After careful comparison shopping, he chose one of Agnelli's Fiats. Now that he has spent long hours studying Agnelli's operations, James is more convinced than ever that he made a wise choice. He even persuaded Business Editor Marshall Loeb to leave his own work on the cover story long enough to investigate his Fiat's fine points at firsthand. The next day James' car failed to...

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