A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 24, 1959

As students from coast to coast were having those first happy (well, some of them happy) thoughts about going back to school, TIME'S Education Department last week was busy preparing a special greeting (see advertisement in this issue). Part of the greeting is a new Summer Review Quiz on current affairs, a first-of-the-term supplement to TIME'S annual Current Affairs Test that is sent out early in the calendar year and is used in thousands of U.S. classrooms.

If the new quiz were based only on this week's TIME, some of the questions would be like this:

1 Looking forward to Nikita...