A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 4, 1947

TIME, whose four international editions are now available almost anywhere in the world (except Soviet Russia, her satellites, and some other inaccessible places) on or before issue date, is, as you know, a journal of U.S. and world affairs written from the American viewpoint. Recently, Hans Bronkhorst, a Dutch journalist, set down his view of TIME for readers of The Netherlands weekly, De Linie. The following excerpts from it may interest you:

"Besides plastic combs and nylon stockings America also sends us many thick, colorful weeklies. The one . . . best known here is the magazine TIME. Since the Dutch press...

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