A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 22, 1951

The mail from Korea on TIME'S Man of the Year is coming in now. It consists of cheers and gripes and intensely personal communication.

Our Man of the Year choice brought a wide range of comment from columnists, radio & TV commentators and editorial writers. As it does each year, the Associated Press wired its report of our selection to papers throughout the country. The Army adopted our cover painting for 50,000 recruiting posters. The original was requested for display in London. A newly enlisted naval aviation cadet wrote that the reasoning in the...

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