Letters, Sep. 28, 1953

Now Is the Time

Sir:

Re Dulles' statement [Sept. 14] on the Chinese Communists: at last, a Secretary of State and Government that let the world know where we stand.

For 15 months we lived under the Communists in China. Constantly students came to me, asking: "What does America think of this?" "What will America do about this?" I had to admit that I did not know. They never had to ask that about Russia. Everyone knew . . .

I do not agree with everything Secretary Dulles says, but I am tired of diplomatic doubletalk. We do not have to be blunt and offensive,...

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