From The Managing Editor: Dec. 30, 1991

Producing TIME is a little like running a marathon every week. For instance: it's blazing a clear trail through the ethical questions surrounding Patricia Bowman's decision to reveal her identity as William Kennedy Smith's accuser. And it's searching through the cheers and tears of audiences for the next movie hit of this holiday season. It's a physically exhausting but exhilarating race to keep on top of the news and issues that animate the world around us, and to get the results to press on time.

So we're lucky to have someone like Oliver Knowlton, TIME's editorial operations director, to keep the...

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