Letters, May 15, 1939

"Background for War"

Sirs:

CONGRATULATIONS ON "BACKGROUND FOR WAR" IN THE MAY I ISSUE OF TIME. IT IS MAGNIFICENTLY CONCEIVED, MAGNIFICENTLY PRESENTED AND MAGNIFICENTLY WRITTEN. IT MAKES ME ASHAMED OF BELONGING TO THE AGGREGATION OF HUMAN BEINGS NOW ALIVE. I WISH IT WERE POSSIBLE TO CRAM IT DOWN THE THROATS OF EVERY MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD DRAWING BREATH TODAY, AND MAKE THEM MEMORIZE IT UNTIL THEY COULD REPEAT IT BACKWARD.

CHARLES G. NORRIS Palo Alto, Calif.

Hold-Tight

Sirs:

In my copy of this week's TIME [April 24], Radio section, you record the NBC ban...

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