A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 28, 1955

from the PUBLISHER

DearTIME-Reader:

One little word dominated the news last week. It was YALTA, a name that evoked many memories, reposed many questions. One of the early questioners quoted by TIME (March 5, 1945) was George Bernard Shaw. The Yalta Conference, snorted Shaw, was "an impudently incredible fairy tale ... I for one should like to know what really passed . . . This will come out 20 years hence ... But I shall not then be alive —I shall never know."

Last week, ten years and a few days after the event, Skeptic...

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