Letters, Jun. 18, 1951

Comfort from Kenya


Re your May 7 article on Jawaharlal Nehru: Aren't you being a little naive?

"He is not the kind of man who invites a slap on the back and a friendly 'Hi, Pandit' (which, according to Geoffrey Gorer, a studious misinterpreter of U.S. folkways, is the only basis on which Americans really like anybody). . ."

". . . Americans who are far more preoccupied with moral matters than Nehru would give them credit for . . ."

Personally, I like Americans for what they are, not for what some of...

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