Publisher's Letter, Dec. 5, 1955

Dear TIME-Reader

FOR want of a middle name, New ' Delhi Correspondent Alexander Campbell almost lost a lap in his pursuit of Russia's carpetbagging Bulganin and Khrushchev (see FOREIGN NEWS). Campbell's father had intended, 43 years ago, to name his first-born Alexander MacLean, but he forgot the MacLean at the christening. "Now," says our correspondent, "there are thousands of Alexander Campbells, and lots of them are journalists, including one who much annoyed the Burmese after World War II, allegedly by participating in a rebellion."

When Campbell applied for a visa to visit Burma with...

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