Letters, May 6, 1974

The President's Taxes

Sir / I am not galled by the errors (if any) in the President's tax returns [April 15]. What does gall me is that Citizen Nixon has been forced to make public what most citizens consider private matters.

If all this fuss is because he is a public official, why don't we require tax audits for all public officials, including members of the Congressional Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation?


Sir / Your article on the President's income tax returns restores my battered confidence in him. Though I don't...

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