Letters, Jul. 25, 1960

The Campaign

Sir:

You begin your article "Is the Presidential Campaign Too Long?" with the following observation: "Every four years, in just about the length of time it takes to produce a baby hippopotamus, the U.S. brings forth a President."

I hope it is not a bad augury, but elephants breed less frequently than burros.

B. TARBUTT Rio de Janeiro

Sir:

Lengthy presidential campaigns have important advantages. The resident becomes a responsible citizen; but primarily, it is best to have a good look before marrying. CHARLES F. MORAN Los Angeles

Sir:

My bills, H.J. Res. 547 and H.R. 9584 would restrict presidential campaigns to 60 days.

Member of Congress House...

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