Letters: Feb. 28, 1964

Second Nation

Sir: The Russians are great "copycat" people and feel that such methods will overcome their shortcomings. Your cover story [Feb. 21] points out so well that Russia is not "No. 2" in the world but a "second-class" nation. We are so far ahead of them that they'll never catch up under their system of government.


Sir: I visited the Soviet Union in 1960, saw many outstanding material things, and found the Russians one of the friendliest groups of people in all of Europe. The one thing that made...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!