From The Managing Editor: Apr. 20, 1992

This issue of Time contains the most significant changes since the magazine's creation in 1923 -- a long stretch in the life of a successful and pre-eminent publication. We have redesigned TIME with you in mind, to make the magazine more accessible, more relevant and more valuable than ever in an era in which the instantaneous transmission of news around the world has transformed both how much -- and how little -- we all know.

The first change you will notice as you begin reading is the weekly news summary that starts on page 22. This section, called The Week, will...

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