A Letter From The Publisher, may 30, 1960

WHILE the explosion of the summit conference last week affected the lives of a lot of people all around the world, few felt the sudden turn of events more directly than TIME Associate Editor Robert C. Christopher. Ten hours before the bulletins began to clang out of Paris about Nikita Khrushchev's torpedoing of the conference, Writer Christopher had put the finishing touches on a cover story about the summit. When the blowup came, he had to pull his story apart and put it together again to assess and analyze the new situation, all under taut deadline pressure. Thirty-six hours later...

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