Letters, Aug. 25, 1947

Apocalyptic Visions

Sir:

Lilienthal's picture was timely (TIME, Aug. 4), but your attempt to gild this pink lily was a flop. "He brought power to 700,000 users, through 140 cooperatives." Stalin approves the process used, and also believes in "strong government," like Lilienthal. This man is a bad mistake−he doesn't stand for sound economics, free enterprise or American fundamentals. . . . This man will hurry us down the same socialistic path England is descending.

LLOYD L. PETERSON

Cl'nton, Iowa

Sir:

The austere grandeur of your Lilienthal "peaks" and "ranges" was cheering. . . .

It was good to be reminded that human dignity and greatness still...

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