Letters, May 30, 1938

Barracuda

Sirs:

Come now! Not even TIME is qualified to report accurately the feelings of an obscure barracuda confronted by the beaming face of Franklin Delano Roosevelt [TIME, May 16].

JULES Z. WILLING

Saranac Lake, N. Y.

District of Columbia

Sirs:

You have published an article in which you prominently described our steamer District of Columbia as an "ancient sidewheeler."

The District of Columbia is a modern, steam, screw propelled vessel, length overall 305 ft. 6 in., completed in 1925, and one of the newest and most up-to-date passenger vessels plying inland waters of the U....

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