Letters: Aug. 19, 1966

The Texas Killer

Sir: The fact that Charles Whitman [Aug. 12] was psychotic and is now dead is unimportant to the unaccountable, unbalanced, whacked-up bunch of people who will strive to perpetrate any crime for the sake of the publicity, as you well know. How can you elevate such a person to that extent? Charles Whitman may be "news"—but isn't there someone in this country who deserved enough commendation last week to have appeared on your cover? You could always resort to a picture of Niagara Falls.


Ambler, Pa.

Sir: Whitman told his...

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