Letters, Jun. 7, 1943

A Kind of Accolade

Sirs:

"The U.S. State Department does not entirely approve of Dr. Benes" (TIME, May 17).

This phrase is gradually becoming a kind of accolade, a guarantee of firm democratic principles, liberal views and the highest personal integrity and distinction. Were I a world statesman, I should sigh: "If I should die, think only this of me: 'The U.S. State Department did not entirely approve of him.' "

K. G. STERNE

Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Presidential Generals

Sirs:

Let Senator Vandenberg continue his reading of lives of past military heroes [TIME, May 17]! All those...

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