A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 1, 1975

While movies like Towering Inferno, Tidal Wave and Earthquake were mesmerizing audiences of disaster buffs over the past year, Senior Editor Leon Jaroff and Associate Editor Frederic Golden, who writes our Science section, were carefully following a series of little-noticed events and discoveries that are leading scientists closer to achieving a critical breakthrough: the ability to predict, and possibly even control, earthquakes. Golden, who wrote this week's cover package and Jaroff, who edited it, have both been keeping tab on seismological research for several years. "We'd covered each advance piecemeal," Jaroff says....

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