A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 26, 1948

TIME Vice-President C.D. Jackson has just returned from a five weeks' visit to England, France, The Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia—and I thought you might be interested in some of his informal notes on the state of European recovery.

"C.D.," who is managing director of TIME-LIFE International (our 'round-the-world publishing and newsgathering operation), made the trip to present to British businessmen and government officials our recent survey The Market for United Kingdom Consumer Goods in the United States (A Letter from the Publisher, May 31); to visit some of our News Bureaus abroad; and to...