A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 17, 1972

ONE of the most durable rivalries within journalism is between those who man typewriters and their colleagues who use cameras. The wordmen greatly outnumber the picture people, and on most publications the writers usually win the "friendly" competition for space. Though better known for its reportage and analysis than its photography, TIME in recent years has, we feel, significantly improved the play given to artwork. Last week our graphics staff received another boost: Picture Editor John Durniak won the National Press Photographers Association's Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award. The citation said that Durniak's...

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