Letters, Oct. 8, 1979

There's a lot more to Mexico man Acapulco and the silver mines of Taxco," says Staff Writer Jack White. "More than Tijuana, tequila, tortillas and tacos," adds Bernard Diederich, who has been chief of TIME's bureau in Mexico City for more than a decade. Yet cornmeal cliches have often flavored American thinking about the neighbor across the Rio Grande. This week's cover story, written by White and reported by Diederich, assesses the social, political and historical landscape of a country described by Diederich as "big, beautiful and as complicated as any on earth."...

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