Magazines: Youth for Harper's

"When I became editor of Harper's 14 years ago," said John Fischer, "I hoped to do a great deal of writing." As with most editors, it didn't work out that way. Though he has written a regular column, "The Editor's Easy Chair," his editorial responsibilities have kept him from writing much else. Last week he announced that at last he would find time to indulge his preference. On July 1, he is resigning as editor in chief to become a contributing editor. His replacement: Willie Morris, 32, a native Mississippian who joined the magazine in 1963.

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