A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 24, 1967

BRITAIN'S Harold Wilson first appeared on TIME'S cover four years ago, the popular, newly elected leader of the Labor Party. That week, one of TIME'S London Bureau correspondents, Honor Balfour, who was president of Oxford's Liberal Club when Wilson was a member, recalled in this space how the future Prime Minister "would scurry along The Broad to committee meetings, gown ballooning in the wind, usually with an armful of books, a cheery little chap with a round cherubic face like a pink scrubbed cherrystone and a little forelock of short-cropped hair curling briefly...

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