Letters, Apr. 2, 1956

The Lion's Share


The British Empire and the British Commonwealth and the British dream are not rotten or dying or disintegrating. Perhaps TIME (March 12) can think only in terms of guns, dollar balances, wealth, but in the terms of history the British Commonwealth is writing a page in history of a greatness never conceived by man before . . . Let the frustrations of foreign ingratitude . . . not blind TIME in honoring its true friends. The mighty British Commonwealth and Empire has experienced these things for centuries.

JOHN HAIG Belleville,...

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