Letters, Jun. 3, 1946

John L. Might Be Half-Right


To a browned-out, hamstrung nation, TIME [May 13] eruditely announces that cities are running short of power, plants are shutting down, things are in a hell of a state. Your leading article . . . quotes an ominous John L. Lewis and two wrathful Senators, contains not a word about specific issues or facts involved. . . .

Before the public can be expected to exert its force of opinion, it wants to know who is being unreasonable, what steps can be taken to resolve the dilemma, how to get the coal dug and on fire. ....

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