Letters, Jul. 3, 1950

Sense or Smear?

Sir;

For the first time in my life I have read a sensible . . . report on Puerto Ricans in New York City [TIME, June 12].

The hateful smearing campaign of the New York tabloids often made me angry and created resentment in Puerto Rican professionals who attended American universities . . . You have done a lot for us, who are proud of our American citizenship, and for that, as a Puerto Rican ... I do thank you.

HECTOR REICHARD

Aguadilla, P.R.

Sir:

Shame on your article on Puerto Ricans. It is evident that TIME was looking for a sensational type of...

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