Letters, Jan. 15, 1934

Robbie & Bobbie

Sirs:

. . . When you refer to General Hugh Johnson's assistant (TIME, Jan. 1), Miss Frances Robinson, you include in parenthesis ("Robbie").

During a period of three months in Washington working on the bituminous coal code I did not hear the General ever call her "Robbie." He called her "Bobbie.". . .

The writer of TIME's very readable articles on NRA should look into this very important matter.

GEO. HEAPS JR.

Midwest Coal Co.

Albia, Iowa

At first General Johnson always called her "Robbie." New friends in Washington started "Bobbie." The General...

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