Publisher's Letter, Nov. 19, 1956

DearTIME-Reader:

WE had everything going for us —printing, transportation and weather," grinned Bill Evans of TIME'S Production and Distribution Division.

He was talking about Production and Distribution's record delivery of our special election issue last week. P&D got the last election copy from the editors in New York at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. By 7 p.m. that same day in Chicago, trucks were hauling bundles of TIME to the airport. The magazine went on sale at Los Angeles' International Airport at 9:30 p.m. Other copies were in New York for delivery at 3 o'clock next morning.

TIME had held open its editorial pages 2½ days...

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