Letters: Jan. 15, 2001

PERSON OF THE YEAR

"George W. Bush is the person of the moment, but he did not have the influence over events in the year 2000 to merit your choice." JIM BOYD Emporia, Kans.

I commend TIME for its choice of George W. Bush [PERSON OF THE YEAR, Dec. 25-Jan. 1]. The media tended to be biased toward Bush during the whole campaign and its aftermath, but through it all, Bush showed how much grace, class and strength he possesses. I agree that he deserves such an honor. AMY VEACH White Lake, Mich.

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