Letters: Past & Present Indicative

Sir:

The joy and glad cries with which you welcome and encourage a third world war is amazing. Hurrah, your format is changed, your reporters and photographers will risk their lives to get Americans to fever pitch for war. According to you, we acted "quickly and well." One is speechless before your God-given insight . . .

(MRS.) FLORENCE WHITE Reno, Nev.

Sir:

Sincere apologies to TIME for my letter (published July 3, 1944) in which I charged your magazine with the dissemination of "potential propaganda" concerning the imminent threat of World War III . . .*

BAXTER S. SCRUGGS Los Angeles, Calif.

Sir:

I have just finished...

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