Letters, Jun. 19, 1939

Royal Visit


Congratulations upon a difficult job performed with a modicum of success. You have managed to introduce a cheap and flippant note even in your account of persons most sacred to Canadians: your story of the Royal Visit to Canada. . . .

Your talk of bullet-proof glass, for instance, is just plain tommyrot. Even though British law has made the gangster's profession a precarious one in this country, still we do know the difference between bulletproof glass and unshatterable or safety glass, with which latter the Royal car and many others...

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