A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 30, 1950

"Until quite recently I was only dimly aware of your existence."

This is the opening sentence of a letter, addressed to "Dear America," which came to us recently from one of our overseas readers, a Danish woman journalist who is married to an Armenian and lives in Greece. She continues:

"I did know that there was a strange land across the seas where they spoke some sort of English in rather an odd accent. I knew that the inhabitants of this vague country performed marriages on flagpoles. But apart from that you did not count. England was the country that all we Europeans...

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