Letters, Feb. 16, 1953

Breakfast at the White House


I am an ardent admirer of President and Mrs. Eisenhower, but I'm afraid the publicity in TIME, Feb. 2 about the poor type of breakfast they eat* will set good nutrition back 25 years . . .

Gaylord, Minn. ALLIE KNOBEL

The Old Man & the Secretary


Sometimes an offhand remark is revealing, sometimes misleading. I hope the latter is true of a comment by our new Secretary of the Treasury, quoted in your fine article [Jan. 26] on him. You report: "When he caught Mrs. Humphrey reading Hemingway's The Old Man and The Sea, he asked, with a wink,...

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