A Letter From The Publisher: Oct. 27, 1967

AS the antiwar protests grew and spread last week, they became a more important story with every day that passed. It was on Saturday, after the melee at the Pentagon, that the editors of TIME decided they should use cover treatment to fully point up and analyze the complex issues involved. So, only hours before our regular press time, the previously scheduled cover was taken off the presses and that story deferred, in the latest cover change we have ever made.

The main action of the story, Saturday in Washington, was covered by a staff of 18. Among the marchers went Washington...

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