Letters: Mar. 30, 1962

Big Town

Sir:

TIME has done a great public service in its cover story on the big cities [March 23]. I hope the legislators across the country read it and try to understand the tremendous burdens heaped on the modern big city.

The big cities will remain Democratic strongholds forever unless the state decides to treat the cities as equal.

DAVID BARSAMIAN New York City

Sir: Your article "Cities of the '60s" is now required reading for all my sociology classes.

( THE REV. ) ROBERT F. GABEL, O.F.M.

Siena College Loudonville, N.Y.

Sir: To personify Chicago as "a gambling man, a gandy dancer" is belittling. How many places...

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