Your June 9 article on Germany's Kurt Schumacher maintains TIME'S high standards of reporting the international scene. No article has been better presented in its blend of Artzybasheff's cover, the penetrating lead line ("Tiger, Burning Bright"), and factual information on Schumacher's background and present position in Germany . . .
This splendid eye-opener lends all the more weight to a positive, straightforward American foreign policy supporting Western Europe and Adenauer's approach for the new Germany.
ROBERT E. WALSH
Fort Worth, Texas
. . . The U.S. may wake up to the fact too late that men like Schumacher are the democracies' most dependable friends...