A Letter From The Publisher: Apr. 2, 1965

IN this issue, the editors launch a major new department: The TIME ESSAY. Its sights are high.

Like the other sections of the magazine, Essay will treat topics in the news, but (except for the cover story) in greater detail and length. Essay will take a problem under current discussion and lay it bare. The new department will not treat a story or an issue when it is making the biggest headlines. That will be done in the appropriate section. Essay will come in later, when the problem is still far from settled but when second thoughts and greater reflection can be...

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