A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 3, 1947

A period of considerable anguish occurs regularly around here every Sunday afternoon when the Managing Editor makes up the "back-of-the-book" (all departments from People on, except Business & Finance). At that juncture he has to discard (for reasons of space) a good part of the edited copy in front of him. He has to do it again on Monday for "front-of-the-book's" National Affairs, International, Foreign News, etc.

These discarded stories have been reported, researched, written, edited, and checked for accuracy with the same fidelity as the stories TIME prints. Having lost out in...

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