A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 13, 1943

To answer some of the questions our subscribers have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news.

Every time an error slips into TIME it is recorded in a little black book. And this week I think you might be interested in looking through some of the entries:

Nov. 16, 1942—Medicine. Dr. Montague F. Ashley-Montagu of Philadelphia no longer has a hyphen in his name.

Nov. 23—Foreign News. The French Pretender now has eight children, not six.

Jan. 18, 1943—U.S. at War. Mississippi is not the only state with a portable...

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