Letters, Feb. 7, 1972

A Welcome Break

Sir / Thank you, Howard Hughes [Jan. 24]. You've given us some sprightly thoughts to consider, a welcome break in the tedium of pollution of the mind, the economy, rivers and streams. You've sparked imaginations and given amateur detectives all sorts of outcomes to contemplate. You've staged a war that is far easier to understand than the battles raging in far-off lands, and one much more palatable. Thank you, Howard Hughes, whoever you are.


Lomita, Calif.

Sir / Will await breathlessly your next chapter in the Hughes mystery....

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