Letters: Jul. 20, 1981

Mitterrand Wins

To the Editors:

I felt reassured to see that TIME did not indulge in stupidly characterizing the results of the French elections [June 29] as an irremediable turn to the left.

Marc Chanliau

Belfort, France

I hope the French can make real progress with their new Socialist government. It's about time a country outside the Third World cuts the puppet strings of the U.S.

Gary Marquez

Fayetteville, N.C.

After reading your article on President Mitterrand, I see that we have no need to meddle in a situation that is not our own. The French will destroy France without our help, and I believe we...

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