A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 28, 1960

WITH this week's portrait of Columnist Sylvia Porter, Vienna-born Artist Henry Koerner, 45, chalks up cover portrait No. 15—a gallery of paintings that have caused some TIME readers to applaud us for printing great art, others to hoot in dismay. One woman was so appalled by the appearance of New York Times Washington Correspondent James Reston (Feb. 15) that she wrote in asking about the state of his health: "The boiled right eye with its drooping lid, the bulbous nose—everything he eats or drinks must disagree with him."

Added another reader about Senator Stuart Symington (Nov. 9, 1959): "I must protest...

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