A Letter From The Publisher: Dec. 10, 1965

A JOURNALIST brings not only talent and effort to any story he handles, but also the store of experience that lies behind him. In some cases that pattern of the past has little import; in others it becomes quite important. The latter was true for Correspondent John Mulliken who did the reporting for this week's cover story. Mulliken and General Johnson have quite a lot in common.

Mulliken's exposure to army ways came early. A graduate of Culver Military Academy (and Dartmouth), he served as a combat mechanized-cavalry lieutenant in four of the five major European theater campaigns of World War II...

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