Letters, Jul. 17, 1939

Red B.B.C.

Sirs:

I read with amusement your statement under Radio (TIME, May 22) that the news broadcasts of the B.B.C. are "straight and accurate." Actually, nothing could be further from the truth, as the B.B.C. is as Red as they make 'em, and its distorted, lying and slanderous statements are equalled only by the foreign-language broadcasts from Moscow and the nightly French, anti-Fascist "news" bulletins in Italian from Nice. . . .

It may be, as you say, that the English broadcasts from Hamburg cause amusement in England; that, however, would not be startling,...

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