Letters, Feb. 5, 1951

Fundamental Question

Sir:

The recent exchange of diplomatic notes between the Big Three of the North Atlantic Treaty nations and Russia seems to have the world on its ear.

Are we in America going to let Russia buy time in this manner...while we, paraphrasing Robert Frost, "sit back on our fundamental butt with our nose in the air and our eyes shut"?

EUGENE E' BAUER Seattle

Forgotten Faces

Sir:

TIME'S Jan. 1 Publisher's Letter, picturing former Men of the Year, includes some that I had forgotten . . .

Even after studying them, I was not able to identify the subjects for 1928, 1929, 1931 and...

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