Letters, Nov. 20, 1950

Shrewd, Coolheaded, Determined


Hats off to Ferdinand Eberstadt for his penetrating analysis of America's position in the world today [TIME, Oct. 30].

This is the most lucid and accurate commentary on our times that I have read . . . It is this realistic thinking on principle that can form the only basis for international policy and action for a freedom-loving country. Something our leadership has woefully lacked for a long time . . .


New Orleans


Mr. Eberstadt's suggestions for the attainment of world peace unnecessarily sacrifice the advantages...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!