A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 10, 1958

ELEVEN months ago, in a cover story on the Air Force's missile boss. Major General Bernard Schriever, TIME told the story of the U.S.'s first liquid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile, the Atlas. So fast has been the pace of missile development that Schriever and the Air Force are already hard at work on a new missile system that may ultimately make Atlas look like a Zeppelin. See NATIONAL AFFAIRS, The Second Generation.

IN Boston last week, one of the most respected teachers in one of the nation's most respected high schools explained that he had quit...

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