A Letter From the Publisher: Dec. 29, 1986

A copy of the magazine you are now holding in your hands is destined for a time capsule, a green-tinted 18-inch steel cube, to be deposited in the museum of the Statue of Liberty. In addition to this week's TIME, which contains memorable photographs of 1986 and a letter to the people of 2086 by Senior Writer Roger Rosenblatt, the capsule will include high-quality original prints of the pictures in this week's Images section, as well as next week's Man of the Year issue. When the container is opened, the contents should help explain much of our age to the children...

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