Letters, Sep. 26, 1938

Broad Grin


You will be interested in the following incident and the enclosed pictures which were taken at Seattle's Boeing Field when Assistant Secretary of War Johnson arrived after a flight over Alaska. As the plane landed, Congressman Warren G. Magnuson ran across the field waving a copy of TIME, Aug. 22, on whose cover appeared a photograph of Johnson. "It's all about you!" shouted Magnuson. Reluctantly, Secretary Johnson took the copy, glanced at the cover and frowned. "Is it favorable?" "Very favorable, sir," replied the Congressman. While reporters & cameramen watched,...

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