Letters, Dec. 23, 1946

Man of the Year


From the fact that Secretary of State James F. Byrnes has received so many votes for Man of the Year, there are indications that many of your readers are on the right track. But they're going the wrong way. Byrnes's fame rests on his struggle against ruthless power to enforce its will on the plain citizens of the world. It is this evil power and its attempt to extend itself . . . that has provided the most significant news of 1946. I therefore nominate for Man of the Year...

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