Letters, Mar. 10, 1947

The Color of the Mind


It is hardly possible to open a paper today without encountering some new phase of the gross cruelty and perverted enthusiasm with which so many of our "superior, kindly" U.S. citizens are persecuting and prosecuting their neighbors, whether black or Jewish or white or Catholic. But we seem, in California (of Nisei persecution fame), to have struck a new low in American idealism. TIME'S forthright report of it, "Nothing Personal" [Feb. 17), is to be commended. . . . To find a group of "white Caucasians" (both conditions...

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