Letters, Feb. 3, 1936

Non-Shivering Hardshell

Sirs: I respectfully protest against the article published in your issue of Jan. 20 under the title of "New CINCUS," by which you no doubt mean Commander-in-Chief, U. S. I do so because I think your dirty digs at Vice Admiral Hepburn are entirely uncalled for, misleading and spiteful. . . . Any fool can readily see the innuendo in the first paragraph of the article. Vice Admiral Hepburn does not owe his appointment as Commander-in-Chief of the Fleet in any degree to the fact that the President and the Secretary...

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