A Letter From The Publisher: Aug. 30, 1968

TIME correspondents covered Czechoslovakia last week from ev ery available vantage point. In Prague itself, Peter Forbath, who has been reporting on the crisis from the beginning, was joined by Friedel Ungeheuer, who hardly had time to unpack after his previous assignment: the Nigerian civil war. London Bureau Chief Jim Bell, an old Eastern Europe hand, toured the tight Austrian-Czech frontier to interview scores of refugees, and Stringers Bob Kroon, Eva Stichova and Christian Schwinner all pitched in at the Vienna bureau. As tension mounted in nearby Rumania, Correspondent Bob Ball reported from Bucharest.

In Moscow, TIME'S Bureau Chief Jerrold Schecter had...

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