Letters, may 9, 1955

Sin & Sweden

SIR:

JUDGING BY YOUR APRIL 25 ARTICLE, SWEDEN IS THE MOST CIVILIZED COUNTRY ON EARTH. OUR WAY OF LIFE IS BASED ON RIDICULOUS HYPOCRISY.

ROBERT MILLER

LONDON

Sir:

Rarely have I seen such a piece of unfair and misleading reporting as Joe David Brown's article about sin & Sweden. To say that Mrs. Ottesen-Jensen's views on sex relations are typically Swedish is wrong; to let a 19-year-old boy, as a final note on Swedish manners, declare that he would never marry a girl because he made her pregnant is foul.

SVEN BACKLUND

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