A Letter From The Publisher: Apr. 16, 1984

A TIME reader who was listening to the radio last week while looking at the current issue of the magazine might have experienced the odd shock of hearing the language of some of the stories leap off the page: "The twisters left behind scenes that might have been conceived by a macabre surrealist—in some farming areas the dead bodies of cows were found hanging from trees . . ." or "If the complex mission works, Challenger will have shown the world that costly satellites need no longer be allowed to die wastefully in space."...

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