A Letter From The Publisher, may 3, 1954

In these days, it is a backroads traveler indeed who is not able to buy a copy of TIME any place from the Rio Grande to the Arctic Circle. The job of getting the right number of magazines to the right place at the right time rests in the hands of a 73-man task force of newsstand representatives in the U.S. and five in Canada. They are headed by Circulation Newsstand Director J. Paul Young and his sales manager, Tony Jackson, who direct the operations from New York. For the newsstand reps, storms, wrecks, scrambled schedules and great distances are all...

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