A Letter From the Publisher

Dear Time-Reader

For longer than most of you have been reading TIME, Colonel James Howard Bishop has used our magazine to help his classes at Culver Military Academy toward a better understanding of history.

For 14 years, Colonel Bishop has distributed copies of TIME on Friday morning to upperclassmen in his American and world history courses. He asks them to devote one hour of their two-hour Sunday-night study period to reading the front of the magazine—Letters through People. Monday morning, he conducts a quiz session with a light-handed touch which sounds almost like a table-top quarterback reviewing Saturday's football game.

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