Letters, Feb. 19, 1934

President's German

Sirs:

TIME, Feb. 5, p. 13, col. I:

"Since the Doctor and the President do not speak each other's language, Fran Doktor Einstein had to translate when her learned husband said, 'Boating and sailing are my principal hobbies.' ''

FORTUNE, December, p. 114, col. 3: "His early schooling included many summers abroad, a term at Nauheim, and the very easy and fluent command of French and German which gives him so great an advantage over his predecessor in dealing with Europeans." May I inquire which is correct?

RAYMOND D. WOOD

Mount Kisco, N. Y....

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