Letters: Nov. 8, 1968

Teacher's Pets

Sir: It appears that TIME has chosen to elect Albert Shanker as the villain in the New York City public-school dispute [Oct. 25]. The fact that Albert Shanker lives in Putnam County and earns an annual salary of $16,750 (which TIME stated) bears as much relevance to the cure of the city's ills as the fact that Rhody McCoy lives in Roosevelt, L.I. and earns an annual salary of $30,000 (which TIME neglected to state). If you must elect a villain in this crisis, I suggest that we widen the range of...

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