Letters, Mar. 2, 1953

Farewell to Mink & All That

Sir: Your Feb. 16 story on Attorney General Brownell was like a deep breath of fresh air, on emerging from a fetid basement. As I know one of the new Cabinet members quite well, I asked if I might put a case of . . . bourbon in his suite . . . for the inauguration, for the refreshment of his guests. The offer was declined very graciously and very courteously. Shades of the Deepfreeze and mink era! . . .

LEON BRIN New York City


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