Letters: Oct. 17, 1927

Hibben Flayed


I have not read Paxton Hibben's book on Henry Ward Beecher, nor do I intend to so waste my time after reading your review of it. But for the first time I am thoroughly disgusted with TIME. My first impulse, after reading page 48 of the Oct. 3rd issue, was to cancel my subscription. That page, with its rehashing of the foul Beecher scandal, would have a familiar setting in the Daily News or the Graphic. It is altogether out of place in TIME. For printing such a scurrilous attack upon...

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