A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 8, 1968

WHILE the world waited anxiously for some promise of peace in Viet Nam, Associate Editor Ronald Kriss, who wrote this week's cover story, felt that he was entitled to some extra measure of impatience. The special publishing deadlines of a pre-election issue meant that all stories had to be written and edited at an accelerated pace; the probability of a bombing halt only compounded the need for speed. But Kriss, along with Senior Editor Michael Demarest and Researcher Mary Kelley, were as prepared as possible for the unpredictable. For months, they have been studying every nuance of the negotiations in Paris.

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