A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 21, 1960

If a newsmagazine is to do its full job, it must not merely report the news but must assess what happened and make clear-cut judgments in every field it covers. Some judgments from this week's TIME.

On Tennessee Williams' new play, Period of Adjustment: There is a sense of Williams propelling himself too far in the opposite direction, to trading claws for Santa Claus. See THEATER, New Play on Broadway.

On the crushing of the revolt in South Viet Nam: Tough, zealously anti-Communist President Diem seems to have won out again. But he has not solved the problem of Communist terrorism, he...

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