Your article on Virginia's Governor Almond [Sept. 22] and the nation's oldest and most powerful political machine was excellent. As Horace ("Hunk") Henderson, young Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, put it, Virginia's government too long has been "of the Byrds, by the Byrds, and for the Byrds."
H. B. CLAY Ashland, Va.
Go ahead, Governors Faubus and Almond close the schools. Make your stupid Southerners stupider.
RICHARD M. ALPHER Washington, B.C.
The fearful thing about closed schools in Little Rock is that the children may grow up to be as...