A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 16, 1951

Sometimes a TIME story serves an immediate and personal purpose for the reader, beyond that of keeping him informed on the news. Recently we ran across two very different examples of stories which started a chain of important events for people who read them:

In the spring of 1950 Jack K. Daiton, who had served four years with the Army Engineer Corps in Europe and the Pacific, was digging up research for his Master of Arts thesis at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He picked art education as his subject and looked hard for...

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