A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 9, 1950

Herewith some news about TIME stories you may have read:

London newspapers were so anxious to tell their readers that Winston Churchill was TIME'S Man of the Half Century that two of them, the Daily Telegraph and the Evening Standard, came out with the, news ahead of TIME.

The London Daily Worker played true to form. "[Churchill's] personal history," it said, "is considered [by TIME] as summing up 'the dreadful and wonderful years' . . . We can at least agree in associating the word dreadful with Mr. Churchill's story." The News Chronicle's Ian Mackay, after identifying TIME as "that atrociously written...

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