A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 13, 1951

The picture and caption above turned up among the radio photos from the cease-fire conference. In one of the 27,000 copies of TIME'S Pacific edition read each week by U.N. soldiers, this sneaker-shod young Red got a look at the Ridgway cover story (July 16), an account of war and peace efforts which would never have reached him through Red censors.

Then last week the A.P. sent out the captioned picture below showing Miss Paik of Pyongyang, sergeant in the Communist "Reception Personnel", with a copy of TIME'S July 23 issue opened to the story about her. "Pert in an olive jacket...

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