Forum, Aug. 9, 1976

The Big Apple Convention

To the Editors:

After seeing the delegate on the cover [July 19], I know the meaning of "bright-eyed and bushy-tailed!"

Ira Scott Johnson Jr. Woodbine, N.J.

The expression on the conventioneer's face is obviously that of stunned excitement due to 1) the thrill of being in the Big City, 2) the strolling hostess on his far left, 3) the pickpocket to his immediate right, or 4) all of the above.

Michelle Williams Woodside, N. Y.

Joe and Jane Conventioneer may not understand life in New York, but I hope that each...

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