A Letter From The Publisher: Jan. 11, 1963

IN basketball and in football, it is good practice to "double-team" a formidable opponent. In the less violent game of journalism, we often find it advantageous to double-team in covering the big stories of the week.

The cover story on Congressman Wilbur Mills, which William Bowen wrote, is an example of how we work. Mills is a familiar figure to our two congressional reporters, Neil MacNeil and Loye Miller. The problem was not the usual congressional one of trying to stop the fellow from talking or getting a simple answer to a simple question; it was one of getting much at all...

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