A Letter From The Publisher: Mar. 6, 1964

SOME publications make a special point—and package—of their predictions. TIME never has done so, because, like most journalists, we know that a measure of prophecy simply must be part of our daily and weekly business. Much of our effort is devoted to finding out what happened and making it clear; but, inevitably, we must also face the question of what will happen next. We do so by the stories we select, the details we emphasize, the speculation we report, the directions in which we point, as well as by outright forecast. Everyone on our...

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