A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 16, 1971

THE name of this game is not predictions, although they can be the frosting on the cake," says Correspondent Lawrence Malkin, who did the principal reporting from Washington for this week's cover story on the U.S. economy. "The job is trying to explain to people what is happening to their livelihoods and why." This is what we set out to do in our major economic stories, but we are also happy to satisfy the universal taste for frosting. Thanks to Malkin's reporting and the analyses by Business Editor Marshall Loch's staff, the record has...

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