A Letter From The Publisher, May 29, 1978

Stories about tempestuous events and controversial issues bring us lots of mail. The responses are sometimes angry, sometimes supportive, but almost always serious. Lately, however, we have had a number of letters from women in something of a lighter vein. After Senior Writer Lance Morrow wrote the Essay "In Praise of Older Women" (TIME, April 24), he was inundated with notes thanking him for his encouraging insights. But other readers suggested that his double standard was showing. "Since when would men in their 30s be considered older men?" queried one. A young girl...

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