Letters, Nov. 17, 1947

Publicity for Communism

Sir: I should like to reply to the letter of Mr. Bern Dibner in the Oct. 27 issue. If he believes that the best way to destroy Communism is to keep it under cover, then I believe that he is thinking dangerously. The mere fact that TIME features men like Gromyko and Vishinsky on its covers should be the first step in a great deal of publicity for Communism. For if we are to fight those "who are pledged to destroy us," we will have to do it in the open....

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