Letters, May 7, 1945

In Memoriam

Sirs:

All week I have been waiting impatiently for this week's issue of TIME, [April 23], knowing that in its usual clear fashion it would frame into words the thoughts and tears and hopes and fears of all the 137 million Americans who this week bade farewell to our beloved President.

Your simple account of how his death touched the armed forces, the man in the street, the great and near-great, near & far, and your eloquent tribute to him and to his brave wife, said completely what I have sought to convey...