A Letter From The Publisher: Feb. 23, 1970

TIME'S PEOPLE section no longer begins with the phrase "Names make news," but the aphorism is still apt for the entire magazine. To report events and the underlying issues is our main mission; in fact, during highly complex times, issues and ideas are more important than ever. But TIME'S editors and writers also constantly strive to tell their stories in terms of people. They look for the grand gestures and the little affectations that make a characterization live. The dramatis personae this week feature Sister Anita Caspary and Former Bishop James P. Shannon,...

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