A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 21, 1954

If you're planning to travel abroad this summer, you may be interested to know that your copy of TIME will cost seven escudos in Portugal, ten piastres in Egypt, 100 fils in Iraq. Business Manager David Ryus has been telling me some fascinating facts about how these currencies and others like kurus, dinars and pyas fit into the day-today operations of TIME'S International Editions. "We have a market for our magazine in 180 different countries," Ryus explained. "We sell TIME for kroner, drachmai, rials—about 120 currencies all told. Two of the newest mediums...

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