Letters, Jan. 27, 1936

Man of the Year

Sirs:

Congratulations on your selection "Man of the Year" [Haile Selassie]. To me, his treatment of the missionaries in his country proves his real character. . . . Long may your excellent publication continue to use such judgment.

F. D. BALZHISER

West Chicago, Ill.

Sirs:

Your choice of the Man of the Year reveals an astonishing lack of perspective. You have overlooked the real men of the year for the mere pawn of lesser men, an impotent, historically insignificant tribal ruler. The article itself is uncritical, unTIMEly and bombastic. . ....

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