A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 15, 1977

A Letter from the Publisher

When readers leaf through TIME this week they may be startled to see a number of changes in our appearance — this page included. The new format offers different section heads, a new type face for headlines, hairline rules to set off columns of type. Another innovation: secondary headlines to announce more quickly what stories are about.

Why these changes? There were several reasons, but perhaps most important was our increasing use of fast-breaking color photographs. These, we thought, required a simpler, cleaner-looking environment. Managing Editor Henry Grunwald finds...

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