A Letter From the Publisher: Jun. 24, 1985

Working at TIME often carries extra responsibilities. Some writers and editors are asked to comment on events for radio and TV. Others give lectures and, at this time of year, commencement addresses. For a few, one of the more rewarding off-the-job tasks has been judging the TIME Education Program's annual student writing contest, which awards a $5,000 scholarship to each of its three top competitors. This month a special publication containing the 1985 winning entries is being sent to the 400,000 students and 4,500 teachers who participate in the program, which uses TIME to help students learn about current affairs and...

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