A Letter From The Publisher: Oct. 11, 1963

LAST week's TIME carried the — last stories written by one of our most accomplished writers, Bruce Barton Jr., who died suddenly on the weekend at the age of 41. A son of a co-founder of Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborn, the advertising agency, Bruce graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1943, was a deck officer on a destroyer escort in the Pacific in World War II, came to TIME out of the Navy. He wrote a distinguished Education section for nine years, then moved to Foreign News, and some three years ago...

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