A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 13, 1980

Certainly the most durable TIME column has been the masthead. Each week it carries the names of the editorial and publishing people most responsible for producing the magazine. With this issue a familiar name is missing. Andrew Heiskell, Time Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, retired Oct. 1.

Heiskell has been listed as chairman for the past 20 years, and his name appeared directly under that of the editor in chief. As chief executive officer, a post he assumed in 1969, he was charged not only with supervising the company's seven magazines but also with running Time Inc.'s extensive interests in book...

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