Letters, Feb. 21, 1972

Mocking Tyranny

Sir / Here is one WASP who sat up too late, his imagination captured by your story on Flip Wilson [Jan. 31].

It has been proved that the best way to defeat tyranny is to mock it. With mockery Wilson may yet depose the tyranny of racism.


Plainview, Minn.

Sir / Long live the clown! He conducts a symphony with perfection of tempo, theme variation and delicate shading of tone. Laughter is music. Play on, Maestro Flip! Play your tunes, play your roles, and play to the children in us.


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