A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 31, 1952

Many of you, after your first look at TIME's taxpayer-in-the-wringer cover (TIME, March 10), may have felt like the man at a Denver newsstand, who picked up his copy and exclaimed: "My God, I'm on the cover!"

It wasn't just the taxpayers who felt that way. A number of Internal Revenue collectors and employees told us they enjoyed the cover picture and story as much as anyone. V. Y. Dallman, collector in Springfield, Ill., said of the story: "All of it needs to be said, but the collector cannot possibly say it. It cleared...

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