A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 24, 1942

To answer some of the questions our subscribers have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news

I have just been reading a lot of letters from TIME subscribers in England about how excited they were when our July 6th issue with Old Glory on the cover reached them on the Fourth of July.

One of them cabled us, he was so pleased—another (Author Osbert Sitwell) predicted that before long TIME will be speeded up so fast that it will "come out before the events it describes." And all in all...

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