A Letter From The Publisher: may 18, 1970

IN addition to its regular staff of ' correspondents, TIME'S news-gathering network includes 26 part-time correspondents—or stringers, as we call them—on college campuses across the U.S. Until recently, the job required only occasional reporting to New York, most often about the mood on campus or some development in the field of education. "An assignment was something of an event," recalls Cornell Stringer Mark Katz. "It broke the monotony and helped the exchequer." Today, things are quite different. With campus unrest a major fact of American life, hardly a week goes by when TIME'S...

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