Letters, Oct. 11, 1943

The Mackinac Conference


I have read with some surprise the stories of the Mackinac conference. The conclusion of the article in TIME, (Sept. 20) is a fair summary, but the history of the conference given on the first page is so contrary to fact that I can hardly believe I attended the same conference. .

1) TIME says, "Chairman Spangler himself had compressed his postwar domestic plank into on typewritten page of anti-New Deal invective and glowing promises." Th fact is that Chairman Spangler did not desire the Council to adopt any resolution...

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