Letters, Mar. 28, 1938

$750,000 Grade

Sirs :

TIME of Feb. 28 prints an article about Grade Fields in which the following is stated: "Miss Fields last year received a reputed $750,000 for being both undignified and vulgar." The word vulgar constitutes a grave injury to Miss Fields, her friends and public in England, where she is greatly beloved as your article states. I am a great admirer of TIME and know that it does not intend an affront but in England the epithet used will have a different implication and will have an injurious result. I have...

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