Letters, Dec. 14, 1953

Man of the Year

Sir: . . . May I propose . . . Albert Schweitzer? WALTER B. SMALLEY Washington, D.C.

Sir: . . . Nehru, of course. A great statesman . . . G. A. ADVANI Syracuse, N.Y.

Sir: The American Taxpayer . . . Who else could—or would—hand it out? Billions to half the world [and] take the sneers and jeers and ingratitude for so long. JOHN YOST Philadelphia

Sir: ... I nominate Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York ... He is the most able man in public life today. C. DON SUTTON Des Moines

Sir: . . . General Mark W. Clark...

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