A Letter From The Publisher: Oct. 13, 1967

Died. TIME'S delightful but confusing habit of listing names, ages, claims to fame and other interesting tidbits about the famous newly deceased in its Milestones notices; then the circumstances of, and places where, the deaths occurred; of apparent good sentence structure; in New York.

"THAT perceptive paragraph is nearlly the full text of a letter that we got last week from Betsy Tremont, a U.S. Government employee in Teheran. Reader Tremont had spotted a change in the style of our Milestones section. Since the section appeared in the first issue of TIME in...

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