A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 24, 1947

You may recall that several weeks ago I told you about TIME'S Mexico City bureau's man-of-all-work, whose kind is familiar to journalists every where and whose valuable know-how makes him — in many ways — journalism's indispensable man. He has opposite numbers in TIME'S other bureaus overseas.

Few of our Paris bureau correspondents would care to leave on a cross country assignment without Joseph ("Pepi") Martis, 36, a walking atlas of the crossroads, small towns, languages, dialects, customs & counter-customs from Lísbon to the Russian border. He is also a whiz at figuring...

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