Letters, Sep. 2, 1940

Wheeler v. Gallup Poll


Rarely in my public life have I written a "letter to the editor." I believe in a free press, even when I personally may have been unfairly attacked or wrongly quoted.

. . . You premise your attack on the Congress for "stalling" in your Aug. 12 issue, as you have in previous issues, on the Gallup Poll, which purported to show that late in July two-thirds of the American people favored conscription. I shall not say that the Gallup Poll is meaningless in its results on most questions, although...

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