Letters, Jan. 8, 1951

The Illusory Dream

Sir:

A year ago, your Jan. 2, 1950 issue pointed out that there is a trend for people to "exchange part of the American dream of opportunity for a new and perhaps more illusory dream of security." You went on to say: "The depths to which Germans had descended would not be impossible for Russians, Britons or Americans—if they managed to achieve sufficiently bad political leadership and a sufficiently reckless disregard of moral law . . ."

As a result of our pursuit of the "illusory dream of security," our government...

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