Letters, Oct. 20, 1947

Endorsement

Sir:

Congratulations on being condemned by Vishinsky. That's the best endorsement a free newsmagazine could get.

FRANCIS BARNETTE

Baltimore

Checkmate

Sir:

TIME'S Sept. 29 cover showed . . . the red pieces [on the chess board] hopelessly positioned with king in check, vital men doomed, checkmate a certainty.

DR. CONRAD MOSES

Wilmington

Sir:

A hurried analysis . . . indicates that the player pushing the red men (Stalin) has accepted white's gambit pawn but lost a knight as a result. Furthermore, the red player has not taken time by the forelock, but has remained...

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