Letters, Apr. 13, 1959

Japan's New Women

Sir:

Kudos for your timely cover story on Miss Michiko Shoda [March 23] and for the fresh, unsentimental report on women in Japan. It is the best I've seen.

MALCOLM F. REED

Director

Japan Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

Westfield, N.J.

Sir:

It seems to me that Kipling could never be more wrong than when he wrote "East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet." The meeting of the twain reaches its full fruition in the marriage of Michiko Shoda and Crown Prince Akihito, by Western standards a storybook...

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