Publisher's Letter, Jul. 16, 1956

Dear TIME-Reader:

IN an election year, Harry Truman recently observed, Americans behave somewhat like primitive people at the time of the full moon. As this year's political debate warms up, TIME is offering its subscribers a new gadget that will help settle many an argument, perhaps touch off a good many more.

It's a handy little red disk called the "Election Year Argument Settler," available to TIME readers who want a convenient, fact-packed reference to resolve questions about all U.S. national elections.

The wheel clicks off 818 useful facts about U.S. Presidents and election...

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