December 6, 1996
Gertrude Stein, a Vichy Collaborator?
To the Editor:
Professors Brenda Wineapple and Maria Damon act as apologists for Gertrude Stein's collaboration with the French Petainist regime in World War II, which you properly reveal in spotlighting the fascinating research of the late Wanda Van Dusen ("A Study Shows That Gertrude Stein Backed the Vichy Government During World War II," October 18). Wineapple and Damon say that many others also felt that