Letters, Apr. 9, 1956

The Poujade Story Sir:

Congratulations on your wonderful Pierre

Poujade story [March 19]. It is a brilliant

piece of writing that reads like a novel.


Reading your story today, a quarter century after studying A Tale of Two Cities, I ,seemed to see Madame La Farge—knitting. MIRIAM GRAY

Normal, Ill.

By giving Poujade the cover story, TIME is helping an illiterate opportunist to gain more strength and popularity and, therefore, more seats at a future election in France. If you have run out of cover people, why not switch to animals? I'd...

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