Letters, Dec. 19, 1955

Man of the Year

Sir:

Why not break your excellent habit of nominating a well-known person and put a world-forgotten person like me on your cover? It is not because I am interesting, but I have the idea it will be an attraction if you nominate an unknown world citizen who has had, until now, bad luck. I am Dutch, 51 years of age, of French descent.

J. CHR. BRUNET DE ROCHEBRUNE Montevideo, Uruguay

Sir:

Harlow H. Curtice of General Motors: symbol and epitome of American industry. He has the vision, the courage, the initiative and the spirit that make business a success and Americans' magnificent...

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