National Geographic : 1988 Apr
Was a scholarship fund set up? MARTHA F. KRIEG Ypsilanti, Michigan A fellowship for graduate students in English is accepting contributions: Dr. Patricia Jones- Jackson Fellowship Fund, Department of Devel- opment, Howard University, 2900 Van Ness StreetN. W., Washington, D. C. 20008. Editor's Page Itis ironic that yet another editorial condemning the removal of artifacts from Titanic appears in the same issue describing in a positive light the removal of artifacts from the oldest known ship- wreck. Why is one act criticized while the other is PLAN,* THEN YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A LONG-TERM LOVE AFFAIR WITH ONLY ONE TRUCK IN THE WORLD .. . IT'S GOTTA /7170/ applauded? Perhaps what is at issue is not so much the fact that Titanic's artifacts are being removed, but the manner in which it is done. There is a certain respectability to the profession- al scientific approach taken to the oldest wreck. We agree. IAN MACNEIL Ottawa, Ontario Letters should be addressed to Members Forum, National Geographic Magazine, Box 37448, Washington, D. C. 20013, and should include sender's address and telephone number. Not all letters can be used. Those that are will often be edited and excerpted. IT'S GD'ITABEA _:MOODIE.