A Letter From The Publisher: Jun. 4, 1965

TIME is probing and analyzing the issues of the day with even greater intensity now, with the addition of our new Essay section. Yet we have by no means abandoned the TIME-honored precept that much of the news is made by people or is best told through people.

This week's cover story about one of the world's most remarkable businessmen is a case in point. Reported largely by Los Angeles Bureau Chief Marshall Berges, written by Spencer Davidson and edited by Edward L. Jamieson, it is a story of business and art and philanthropy—but, most of all, it is a searching examination...

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