In the illustration for your August 25 cover (“The Great Equalizer”), Roman Genn sketched Ida B. Wells brandishing what appears to be a Remington rolling-block rifle — a single-shot arm and not a lever-action Winchester repeating rifle, which Charles C. W. Cooke quotes Ms. Wells as saying “should have a place . . . in every black home.” But even a big-bore Remington single-shot rifle is better than no firearm at all.
Willis Point, Texas
A Monumental Misunderstanding
In his piece on T. S. Eliot (“Looking for Tom,” September 22), Kevin D. Williamson twice mentions our city’s Gateway Arch with confusion.