A Letter From The Publisher

Meyers, John A.
August 1978
The article profiles "TIME" publication journalist Laurence Barrett in the U.S. It notes that Barrett was a graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, and joined the "New York Herald Tribune" newspaper in 1957. He became the Tribune's city hall bureau chief, with a regular column, "City Hall Beat," and wrote "The Mayor of New York," a then futuristic political novel about urban pathology. Barrett joined TIME in 1965, where he worked in the Nation section and wrote 24 cover stories, after helping to cover the White House for the Tribune during the presidencies John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.


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