A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 15, 1959

If names make news (as the old saying goes), it is people who shape the news. Last week among all the thousands of news stories that were told around the world, there were three that owed their origin and their drama to their central personality:

ALMOST since the day he became king in 1951, Belgium's young Baudouin has been something less than an idol to his subjects. Dominated by his father, ex-King Leopold III, Baudouin was stiff and shy, seldom made his public feel any warmth toward him. Then came a three-week tour of the U.S.—without father. And a stunning surprise...

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