Letters, Dec. 4, 1939

Prayers in Michigan

Sirs:

. . . We feel sorry to observe what seems a straining at an effort to be flippant, not to say smart-alecky, in referring to our good Governor as senile (TIME, Nov. 13). We Michigan folks who know Governor Dickinson think highly of him. His efforts to help a difficult labor problem in Detroit assuredly ought not to be considered senile. True he tried prayer. To be sure it was a Protestant prayer. And Mr. Murphy, now Attorney General and our former Governor, also tried prayer. His was a Catholic...

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