A Letter From The Publisher: may 25, 1962

THIS week's cover story on Billie Sol Estes brings out old-fashioned journalistic instincts—the pursuit of shenanigans, resolving contradictory stories—that all journalists, ourselves included, take professional delight in. We think we have something extra to bring to the story in the accumulation of fascinating detail that a television audience would not be expected to sit still for, and in the deployment of correspondents to many cities, weaving together their separate strands in a way that individual newspapers cannot match.

Still, in a period when journalism is swiftly changing, it is not this type of...

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