Letters, Feb. 9, 1942

Hitler's Mug


Admitted that Adolf Hitler is a figure of some news value in this period . . . must we have his photograph always before us? You have given us, at short intervals, Hitler gazing dreamily into the future, Hitler heiling with the hand, Hitler beaming costively at his vice-hitlers, Hitler staring severely at the camera, Hitler looking like Bismarck, Hitler looking like Chaplin, Hitler looking like Hitler (my least favorite impersonation, but how well he does it!). . . .

Now, I fear that I shall never forget that face, but I don't see why you should cater to the engaging...

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