Letters, Apr. 11, 1960

The Chessman Cover

Sir:

While your March 21 Chessman cover is nauseating, congratulations on having the courage to print it.

H. L. ZIMMERMAN

Mountain, Wis.

Sir:

"Shocked" can hardly express my feelings.

AUDREY B. FOESTE Billings, Mont.

Sir:

Boo to you.

GERTRUDE REBSTOCK

Los Angeles

Sir:

It is a damn shame that horsewhipping of editors has gone out of style.

LEO F. FOCHA Berkeley, Calif.

Sir:

I must congratulate you on the completely dispassionate, logical, objective and impersonal manner in which you presented the facts in the Chessman dilemma.

JOHN STRANACK New York City

Crime & Punishment (Contd.)

Sir:

Re capital punishment: one's own motivating forces and morals are the actuating or deterring factors. Even the question of incarceration does not...

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