A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 30, 1976

TIME went to the 31st Republican Convention with a squadron of editors, writers, correspondents and researchers. From the opening gavel on Monday to the oratorical wind-up on Thursday, we found ourselves in a Kansas City that was boiling—climatically and politically. Despite the heat, the noise and the crunch on the crowded floor, our staffers were everywhere in the Kemper Arena covering the most exciting G.O.P. gathering since 1964. Many of them are pictured here in action.


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