Letters, Nov. 19, 1956

Winners & Losers

Sirs:

Does TIME only bet on winners, or how come you arranged to get the man who won on your Nov. 12 cover in advance of the election results? To cover a personal bet, did TIME hedge its cover by having Ike and Adlai plates at the ready?

H. ADAMS Chicago

¶ TIME prepared four-color covers of both candidate pairs (Stevenson-Kefauver by Chaliapin, Eisenhower-Nixon by Chapin), printed 1,874,000 copies of each, waited for the voters to make the decision.—ED.

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