A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 18, 1960

While the convention chairmen are calling the roll these weeks, the thought comes to mind that TIME calls the roll of states (and, indeed, of many foreign lands) every week—with facts about important and fascinating facets of life. A partial roll call from this issue:

California—home base of the hardest thrower in organized baseball; see SPORT, The Wildest Pitcher.

Colorado—where a press lord was caught between two sisters who are not on speaking terms: see PRESS, The Power of a Woman.

Florida—where some girls would not stop at nothing; see SHOW BUSINESS, Not Too Near the Water.

Hawaii—which sent Congressman Daniel Ken Inouye to Los...

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