Letters, Jun. 28, 1971

Cavett's Better Half Sir: Dick Cavett [June 7] is witty, intelligent and often humorous.

Unfortunately, he has spent more and more time directing these talents against anyone who is a member of the right half of the political spectrum.

Thus the audience is being deprived of half of his potential wit because of political bias and expediency.

JOHN W. DANA Hamden, Conn.

Sir: TIME writers brought forth only half of Cavett's appeal. The other half is sex appeal.

The other talk-show hosts are nowhere near the complete man that Cavett is. As...

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