Letters, Dec. 24, 1951

Man of the Year?

Sir:

... 1951 belongs to Joseph Stalin. What other leader has succeeded so well in harassing his opponents in so many areas with so little expenditure of his own men and money?

ELIZABETH L. ROCKWELL Saginaw, Mich.

Sir:

... I hereby nominate Secretary of State Dean Acheson . . .

NIGEL BRUCE Malibu, Calif.

Sir:

. . . Pope Pius XII.

GERARD LANGLOIS Quebec-City, Canada

Sir:

. . . Arturo Toscanini.

WENDELL A. NELSON Shamrock, Texas

Sir:

The choice seems unquestionably to lie between John Foster Dulles . . . and Matthew Ridgway ....

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