Letters, Feb. 12, 1973

Shocked, Titillated and Disgusted

Sir / Your cover story on Last Tango [Jan. 22] terrified me. A society that spends so much time thinking about, filming and writing about sex obviously does not have much else it considers important enough to occupy it.

We are now nearly ready for the takeover, from wherever it may come. We have not the mental vigor left to resist, and someone will walk off with the house while we are preoccupied in the bedroom.

THOMAS S. LOEBER Coos Bay, Ore.

Sir / I recognize that you are not responsible...

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