A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 23, 1970

BEFORE he discovered Sesame Street last year, Associate Editor Stefan Kanfer, like many parents, had little faith in the educational value of television. "My first reaction whenever I saw my kids in front of the set," he recalls, "was to distract them somehow until I could shut it off. Then I noticed what they were watching, and pretty soon I found I was watching Sesame Street with them. When they peeled off to play from time to time, I was still there watching it. Now I even watch it when the kids aren't home."

Kanfer who wrote this week's cover story on...

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