Publisher's Letter, Nov. 14, 1955


TIME has a few editors who attended one-room country schools. It even has one who went to a one-pupil schoolhouse. He is Associate Editor James C. Keogh, who wrote this week's cover story on Governor Averell Harriman.

Jim Keogh, who was born 39 years ago on a 280-acre farm in Platte County, Neb., was eleven and in the seventh grade in 1928 when he was the lone pupil in District 42 School in Burrows Township. With the undivided attention of Teach er Elizabeth Liebig, he studied seventh and eighth-grade lessons simultaneously. In between, he argued politics with Teacher Liebig: she was for...

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