Letters, Jan. 22, 1973

Men of the Year

Sir / Your selection of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger as Men of the Year [Jan. 1] is appropriate. One sold the people on peace around the corner ten days before the election and the other has ordered more bombs dropped on North Viet Nam after the election. Yes, the Red baiters of the '50s have come a long way politically.

M.C. DEINHART
Mountlake Terrace, Wash.

Sir / For 1972, the year of the hoax, what better choice than Nixon-Kissinger for Men of the Year?

Granted, there were many possibilities: the Arab "guests" at the Olympic...

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