A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 2, 1959

WITH this issue, TIME again raises its circulation guarantee—to 2,350,000. Actual circulation is somewhat higher, and this guarantee is for the U.S. edition alone; the four foreign editions of TIME (Canada, Latin America, Atlantic and Pacific) recently passed a milestone when their combined circulation exceeded 500,000.

This is a new high in TIME circulation, culminating an especially strong period of growth in the last half-dozen years. TIME circulation, representing the top group of intelligent readers in America, has paralleled the growth of U.S. college graduates and the rise of the managing executive in...

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