A Letter From The Publisher: Jun. 16, 1961

THE Murchison boys on the cover this week join a small and unique society of cover subjects whose parents were on TIME'S cover before them. Texas Millionaire Clint Murchison appeared on May 24, 1954.

Of course it's easier if one belongs to a royal family. Thus, since TIME was founded in 1923, Britain's George V (five times) was succeeded by George VI (four covers) and now Elizabeth II (five times), not to mention other members of the family, such as the Duke of Windsor and Margaret. Similarly, Belgium's royal family progresses from Albert in 1928 to Son Leopold III in 1937 and...

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