Letters, Aug. 28, 1950

Political Feasibility

Sir:

TIME [Aug. 7] told how Senator Kenneth Wherry introduced some giggling Nebraska girls to Senator McKellar and U.S. military chiefs, gathered for private hearings of the nation's military needs . . .

As the father of two veterans of the last war ... I would like to inquire . . . just when our "leaders" will find it politically feasible to buckle down to the serious business of what promises to be an all-out war?

E. R. KILCOYNE New Orleans, La.

How to Smooth Out

Sir:

Lexicographer Eric Partridge [TIME, July 31] has either been given a bum steer or someone is conning him...

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