Sir: Your [Oct. 4] article on Litton's "Tex" Thornton certainly symbolized the good that evolves from a government ir which men have the freedom to pursue new ideas. The story helped to impress upon me the fact that there are opportunities available in this country to all who wish to make the effort.
BRIDGET M. SLATTERY Washington, D.C.
Sir: I cackled when I read your article on Thornton. Ten years ago when he left Hughes, I researched him, liked what I read, walked into his office cold and came out with a $15,000-a-year...