A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 16, 1947

For the first time in the memory of our oldest 'typesetters (short for teletypesetter operators) conditions in this critical department of TIME are normal. One 'typesetter even describes them as "monotonous." That may be the way it seems to him, but the wonder is that they can meet the weekly barrage of late copy and last minute corrections and still get us to press on time.

The truth is that until now our teletypesetter department has never been normal. It was set up shortly after World War II began as the only practical means...

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