Letters, Dec. 19, 1949

Thanks

Sirs:

. . . There are occasions when the writers for TIME rise to truly poetical expression. I recall such writing in the past when you described the U.S.A. in springtime or autumn, and now, in your issue of Nov. 28, again you express this lofty quality in stating what, in varying degrees of clarity, was the national thought this Thanksgiving.

For the power to conceive these sentiments and . . . ability to so express them, I give thanks.

WAYNE MCLAIN San Francisco, Calif.

No Thanks

Sir:

I am appalled by the superficial character...

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