Letters, Aug. 5, 1957

Old Nick

Sir:

Your cover story on Khrushchev [July 22] was fine. The article, translated into workingman's Russian, should be showered on Russia in leaflets.

One optimistic note is that Khrushchev has bad kidneys. If he goes on drinking that yorsh, or whatever, he may, sooner than we dare to think, face the Maker he denied in life.

RICHARD P. PETTY Detroit

SIR:

AM I THE FIRST TO NICKNAME NIKITA OLD NICK?

JOSEPH CAVANAGH BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND

Sir:

There is more than a bare possibility that Lieut. General Khrushchev will...

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