From The Managing Editor: Jul. 22, 1991

If you are an avid reader of our masthead, you have surely noticed the name Edward L. Jamieson. Appointed assistant managing editor in 1969 and executive editor in 1976, Jamieson has been a top editor of TIME longer than any other person, with the exception of our co-founder Henry R. Luce. Most recently, Ed has presided with great distinction over our "back-of-the-book" sections, the departments that deal with the sciences, culture and society. Having succeeded in managing a major transformation of these sections, he has now decided to retire. The occasion is a significant milestone in the history of this magazine.


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