Letters, Jun. 25, 1956

The Intellectuals

Sir:

It was reassuring to see that you gave Jacques Barzun equal cover status with Marilyn Monroe. Intellectuals need not turn to across the Atlantic for stimulation and enrichment, for there is a whole world here. Your "thumbs in the suspenders" attitude is exactly what the rest of the world so vehemently resents in us Americans.

BERENICE COHEN The Bronx

Sir:

"Parnassus, Coast to Coast" could have read "Parnassus v. Dun & Bradstreet, Coast to Coast." Mindful of the decadence of a Europe and Asia which worshipped intellectuals and of the progress of...

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