Letters, Apr. 30, 1934

Camera-Shy Roosevelt

Sirs:

On p. 62, column 2, of your last issue [TIME, April 16 ], I notice you carefully refrain from any condemnation of the act of the Junior Roosevelt. ... An assault by any other name is still an assault as anyone with a less prominent name would have found. Is the entire Roosevelt family sacrosanct?

The early account of this affair which I read in the Philadelphia papers called attention to disparity of size & weight of the assaultee & assaulted. Had this photographer been a burly six-footer would he have...

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