Letters: Dec. 3, 1965

Legend v. Performance

Sir: You are to be commended on your Essay "The Kennedy Legend & The Johnson Performance" [Nov. 26]. It's about time we had a true appraisal of Kennedy's "merit" and Johnson's "deeds." I do feel, however, that the press and television media are responsible for the misjudgments because of their continual praise of the Kennedy image and the Kennedy family.

(MRS.) JEAN KESTEL Rego Park, N.Y.

Sir: Congratulations on your very sensible and tell-it-as-it-is Essay. Kennedy thrilled, stimulated and motivated me. Johnson reminds me of reading a phone book—no character, no...

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