Letters, Oct. 30, 1995

O.J. SIMPSON AND THE ISSUE OF RACE

"We'll remember it as the trial of the century, but not as one that split America. If America is divided, O.J. is not to blame. We are." MARTINE E. DUNPHY New York City HOW BLIND AMERICA HAS BECOME. THE O.J. Simpson trial was not about race and racial division in the U.S. [COVER STORIES, Oct. 9]. It was deeper than that: it was about poverty vs. wealth. The struggle of classes is the foundation of all religious, economic and political systems, and the Simpson trial only reflects the superficiality of the times. It's the...

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