Letters: Jun. 1, 1962

Billie the Kid

Sir: Ever since your first article on the Billie Sol Estes climb from rags to tatters [May 11], I have followed the newspaper and radio coverage quite carefully. To date, these media have yet to reveal as much as you did with what I would call an extremely well-timed story. Your follow-up cover story [May 25] was even more readable and literate.

My only criticism is that you make Estes out to be a complete crook. Certainly he didn't intend to end up $12 million to $20 million in the...

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