Letters: Jul. 28, 1997


The reports filed by TIME journalists on their bus trip across the country were great [BACKBONE OF AMERICA, July 7]. I got a fresh glimpse of the U.S. Their stories of how other people live were a welcome change from the daily news. JONAS WEISS Rye Brook, N.Y.

Years ago, as the associate editor of a now defunct magazine, I was sent west from Washington by my editor with instructions to stop every hundred miles at the nearest small town and see what there was of interest. En route my Studebaker Starlight coupe got bogged down...

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