A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 8, 1954

THE reader has a right to opinion. Whether it is given to him in editorial columns or pages, or in diminutive doses called 'interpretation' is merely a question of time and fashion . . .

"Lately, a new element has come into the debate about opinion journalism. That is the digesting of information not only in depth but in time. The world is moving ever faster. World news is as accelerated as aviation.

Opinion cannot keep up with the speed at which the events are reported. Time for quietly surveying the scene of the battle is not given....

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