Letters, Feb. 10, 1958

Voice of the White House


Concerning your Hagerty cover: Since when does a press reporter take his notes in longhand? Your artist should have had shorthand symbols.

MARY ST. CLAIRE Secretary Washington, B.C.

¶ Reader St. Claire, if she polls the press, will find that a reporter who uses shorthand is as rare as a secretary who can write a good news story.—ED.


After remolding Ike's brass hat into a golden halo, and rocking the country to sleep with "Everything's fine, Daddy's here," Hagerty simply must have overcome his dislike for "wading through manure."...

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