Letters: Aug. 12, 1966

The Roaring 40's

Sir: TIME'S cover story, "The Command Generation" [July 29], is a delight. I am tired of hearing that the teen-ager is the biggest spender in the country, that it is on his shoulders that the world rests, etc. Where does the teen-ager get his money, who feeds him, educates him, employs him, houses him, gives him cars? The middleaged, of course.


Eden, N.Y.

Sir: What a tender and perceptive look at middle age! Still, the idea that youth is at a disadvantage because of what it lacks in...

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