A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 10, 1975

Having recently handled some strenuous assignments like the antibusing demonstrations, TIME's Boston bureau chief Sandra Burton thought she might have a relatively peaceful time in reporting this week's cover story on Sarah Caldwell. She was soon to discover what the opera impresario means when she asks "200%" of herself and everyone around her. After attending a Caldwell production of The Barber of Seville in Manchester, N.H., Burton had to get up at 5 a.m. the next day to fly with her subject to Mexico City. Caldwell's purpose: to look into Aztec culture for...

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