A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 22, 1948

Recently, Karl Van Meter, development director of the National Association of Manufacturers, telephoned us to ask for 120 copies of TIME'S Oct. 18 cover story on Historian Douglas Southall Freeman. He was about to address the graduating class of the Dale Carnegie Institute to the effect that if you keep an account of all your time, you won't waste much of it. Biographer Freeman, he figured, as set forth in TIME'S story, was a classic example of this attitude, and passing out copies of the story would serve to illustrate the point.

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