Forum, Nov. 10, 1975

To the Editors:

I say let New York [Oct. 20] fall flat on its face.

Mike Buhmiller Kali spell, Mont.

I am for letting New Yorkers fend for themselves.

Teresa M. Brodeur Worcester, Mass.

New York City is a disgrace to democracy.

Jim Madison Denver

For decades, the rest of America and the world expected the Big Apple to be the prime source of sustenance for the poor, homeless, huddled masses. Now, because it's gone broke trying to fulfill the American dream for so many, we turn our backs.

The blame isn't just New York's. It's also America's....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!