Letters: Nov. 18, 1929

Bickel Bows to Harbord

Sirs: . . . TIME was very nice to me—much too kind (TIME, Oct. 28). In truth, most of the credit for that press rate reduction between the U. S. and Japan should go to General Harbord of the Radio Corporation. General Harbord was the man who first made the startling suggestion of reducing the trans-Pacific press rate to ten cents a word. It was his constant insistence that finally got the Japanese government to the idea of even going him one cent better. Roy W. Howard, Chairman of the...

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