A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 10, 1974

"Henry Alfred Kissinger," said TIME in our first cover story on him five years ago, "is not exactly a household name." Since that issue (Feb. 14, 1969), we have published nine other cover stories on him, more than on any other man except Presidents Eisenhower, Johnson and Nixon and France's Charles de Gaulle. Kissinger has appeared as a member of "Nixon's Palace Guard" (June 8, 1970), "Nixon's Secret Agent" (Feb. 7, 1972), Man of the Year (with Nixon, Jan. 1, 1973) and, on his elevation to Cabinet rank, "The Super Secretary" (Sept. 3, 1973). Just two months ago (April 1), he...

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