A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 15, 1946

There were 400 newsmen present at the opening of the United Nations organization in New York City's Bronx. They were there to tell readers everywhere what went on as U.N. settled down to work. They were there also to subject the proceedings to the kind of journalistic observation and recording which has become a significant part of the U.S. brand of democratic government.

TIME was there, too; in force, but not in numbers. Covering U.N., now that it has gone to work, is not like covering a national political convention. For that kind of job you need a posse of experienced reporters...

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