A Letter From the Publisher: Apr. 27, 1987

Though his name is rarely on any single story in the magazine, the signature of TIME's managing editor is on every issue. As supervising architect, he shapes and coordinates the mix of elements that go into our pages, from the design and photographs to the reporting and writing. That demanding task is now changing hands. Last week Time Inc. Editor-in-Chief Henry Anatole Grunwald, who will retire at year's end, announced that the company's board of directors has, on his recommendation, chosen as his successor TIME Managing Editor Jason McManus, 53. Taking McManus' place beginning May 4 and becoming the magazine's twelfth...

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