The Story Of An Experiment: TIME'S People and TIME'S Children

Today's news may be about the French budget, or the Atomic Energy Commission, or tax proposals in Congress. People, however, still make the news, just as they did when the women met around the well.

TIME'S attempts to help the reader "see" the people who make the news has rarely, if ever, approached Carlyle's famous characterization of Robespierre, the "seagreen incorruptible." Gone are the days when TIME'S pages were exclusively inhabited by a jut-jawed, bucktoothed, moose-tall, haystack-haired race. "TIME style" served a purpose; it used a showman's trick to call attention to the fact...

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