A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 2, 1946

DEAR TIME-READER:

This Christmas there will probably be quite a few friends and relations you will want to remember with a gift of TIME:

. . . someone recently out of the armed forces—

. . . a son or daughter at college or just getting started in a business career—

. . . someone overseas—

. . . a busy man or woman you want to remember for some special courtesy to you—doctor, lawyer. homemaker, minister, career woman or valued client.

Every Christmas for 23 years now TIME readers have been sharing their own discovery of TIME with their friends via gift subscriptions....

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