A Letter From The Publisher: Aug. 23, 1963

EVERY magazine, to some extent, — chooses its own readers—by the assumptions it must make about the range of interests its readers share. We naturally make a few assumptions about TIME readers: that they are interested in what's new, that they are eager to be well informed, that their time is valuable, that their curiosity is broad and extends to the frivolous as well as the serious, and that they will work to understand what matters—in all fields.

We also constantly have to make assumptions throughout each issue about how much the reader already...

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