Letters, Nov. 16, 1953

The $100 Lick

Sir:

Will you please tell me what the hell is the use for parents and teachers to spend time instructing their children not to lick their fingers, and then to see you print a picture of the President licking his at the $100-a-plate Republican dinner [TIME, Oct. 26]? Surely there must have been a napkin lying around somewhere.

BILL STALNAKER

Houston

Word from Paradise

Sir:

TIME [Oct. 12] mutilated veracity with a little piece of fiction masquerading as fact, entitled "Silenced: a Calm Voice." TIME alleged that the late Governor Dan McCarty...