Letters, Aug. 5, 1974

On Leadership

Sir / Congratulations to the editors and writers for the special section cover story, "In Quest of Leadership" [July 15].

It was rich in philosophy and faultless in style, worthy of the finest essays in the history of journalism.

WILL DURANT

Los Angeles

Sir / There is no doubt that the U.S. could use inspiring leadership, but the country's problems seem to stem from an even more pervasive and debilitating shortcoming. Our people lack a will to excellence. Could the right individual instill that in us?

JOSEPH PUDD

Indianola, Wash.

Sir / The demise of leadership in America dates back nearly 40 years to the time when...

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