Letters: Jun. 9, 1930

Moody on Shooting


Great respect have we for the number and character of TIME'S readers, and for the tremendous influence exerted by TIME'S words.

In the enclosed clipping from your issue of May 19, I give you due credit for the use of the words: ''reported to have telegraphed," but still feel the power of suggestion created by the story was all on the negative side for Texas and her Governor.

The true facts are that a newspaper reporter failed to verify a report, falsely circulated with deliberate intent to spur on the crowd.


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