A Letter From The Publisher: Jan. 10, 1969

Periodically, the editors of TIME re-examine and redefine the lengthy roster of departments within which they try to present the significant news events of the week. Occasionally, a section is renamed in the interests of clarity or simplicity; veteran readers may recall that in 1961 National Affairs and Foreign News emerged as The Nation and The World. Sometimes new sections are created, others abandoned, older ones revived. The Law, for example, which was present in TIME'S first issue in March 1923, all but disappeared a few years later, then reappeared in 1963. In...

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