Letters, Jan. 14, 1980

Man of the Year

To the Editors:

We are totally disgusted with TIME'S choice for Man of the Year [Jan. 7]. Certainly, the Ayatullah Khomeini has done much in the past year to change the course of history, but why should TIME give additional publicity to this fanatic? It's time that the media started concentrating on those members of society who struggle to bring about positive changes.

Kathryn and Michael Degman Yonkers, N. Y.

TIME has always defined the Man of the Year as the person who most affected the news "for better or for worse."...

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