The “Letter from the Editor” in the May/ June issue states, referring to television, that “technology and the law of supply and demand have made a rich man’s toy into a poor man’s necessity.” Come now, do you honestly believe that? It’s true that technology and the law of supply and demand have lowered the cost of television sets. But that does not make them a necessity. I’m sure many people consider having a television set, or two or three, a necessity, but it really isn’t. I survive very well without one. Of course, among many things that make up for this unusual deprivation, I have American Heritage. For me, having good reading material is more of a necessity than television could ever be.