Letters, Oct. 21, 1935

Double Dam

. . . You probably know of the Los Angeles Times's single-handed fight to persuade the world that the name is Hoover, not Boulder, Dam. On the surface this does not seem to be much of a cause but the Times has elevated it to a kind of daffy dignity. In fact, its bulldog tenacity and unconquerable championship of Hoover Dam has been so fierce that when an innocent cigaret company offered it a whole page advertisement tying up the great project with a happy mouth, but referring to it always as...

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