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By the time the decision was made was their pretty much
substantial agreement among certainly with Donovan?
Yes. Oh, yes. Oh, sure because we really had exhausted
every possibility. We had tried everything. But that doesn't make
it any easier to call in the staff on the eighth floor of the Time
and Life building and say, “I'm sorry, but this is the last issue”.
Did you think of Henry Luce when you did that? Do you remember?
No, I don't remember. He never had do it. No, that was
particularly difficult, in a way, for me because I had been publisher
for fifteen years. Before that I had been general manager. I'd been
editor. All in all I spent 1937 to 1960 on Life. Quite a period of
Shall we end here?
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