Letters, Jan. 2, 1939

Man of the Year

Sirs:

WE ANTICIPATE WITH DREAD FOR ITS EFFECTS THE POSSIBLE SELECTION OF ADOLF HITLER AS TIME'S MAN OF THE YEAR. THE MAJORITY OF LETTERS NOMINATING HIM HAVE BEEN WHOLLY CONDEMNATORY. IF HIS PICTURE APPEARS ON YOUR COVER ONLY AS TIME'S MAN OF THE YEAR THE CONTROLLED PRESS OF FASCIST COUNTRIES AND THE UNINFORMED OF ALL NATIONS WILL HAIL THE SELECTION AS AN AWARD OF MERIT. WE ASK THAT YOU CONFIRM THE TRUST OF THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST DEMOCRACY BY REFRAINING FROM CONVEYING...

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