Letters, Feb. 23, 1953

Old Fuds

Sir:

Regarding Alan J. Gould's definition of how old is "old" [TIME Jan. 19; Feb. 9]: we have a pretty good one in the Navy—young studs, old fuds and lieutenant commanders.

F. N. HOWE Captain, U.S.N. Minneapolis

Pope or President?

Sir:

Why does TIME claim the office of President of the U.S. of America to be the "highest office in the world?" While realizing that the office of President carries with it tremendous power and responsibility, I should think that the world's highest office is that of the Pope. Pope Pius XII is the leader of more than 400 million people and, as...

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