Correspondence August 1987 Monumental Folly By John Shelton Reed The other day I got a "Dear Friend" letter from Malcolm Forbes asking for a contribution to the Reagan Presidential Library. It raises all sorts of questions. For instance, does Malcolm Forbes really think of me as a friend? To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. John Shelton Reed John Shelton Reed writes from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.