Letters, Nov. 26, 1945

"The Whole Must Fall"


The debacle of the London conference; the grim, plain, unheeded words of our scientists regarding the future of the atomic bomb; the President's absurd advocacy of universal peacetime, military conscription; the stupid reliance of our military leaders on outworn techniques of warfare; the tragic lack of statesmanship, realism and vision on the part of the world's government leaders in spite of the obvious desire of the world's peoples for a genuine peace and not an armed and jittery truce—all these portents mean but one thing: that the Third World...

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