Letters, Feb. 14, 1949

Keyhole Pressure


You have done a national service in your article on the "Washington Head-Hunters" [TIME, Jan. 24] ... Winchell and Pearson.

If the American nation is to be run by keyhole columnist pressure, so that one can . . . undermine men like Forrestal and Clay, then indeed the U.S. is in a hell of a shape.

Don't pay any attention to their return smears. The American people are catching up on them—but fast.


Philadelphia, Pa.


. . . Secretary Forrestal is one man in the present administration who ... is not swayed by the forever complaining minorities who seem to give their...