A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 5, 1965

A TINY country like Rhodesia seldom gets the world's attention unless it is in serious trouble. And then, too often, the scream of the headlines and the rattle of the bulletins tend to obscure the more basic story of what the country is like, how it got that way, and how it relates to the wider pattern in its part of the world. It was the pressing need for that kind of essential story to be told that brought to the cover of TIME this week the Prime Minister of a country with a population of not much more than 4,000,000.

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