A Letter From The Publisher: Sep. 7, 1970

WE are both relieved and delighted that Correspondent Robert Anson has been released after 21 days as a captive of anti-government forces in Cambodia. Fifteen pounds lighter, thanks to the largely rice diet, but none the worse for wear, Anson arrived early last week in Phnom-Penh, where he was soon reunited with his wife Diane. From there, the couple flew to Saigon for a festive gathering with members of the Saigon bureau and Time-Life News Service Chief Murray Gart, who flew in from Europe via Tashkent. Gart...

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