Letters, Apr. 23, 1951

Abolish the State Department?

Sir:

I imagine that General MacArthur had Comrade Mao pretty worried until our State Department made it very clear that Mao has absolutely nothing to worry about. What next?

It is surprising that no one has suggested that the State Department be abolished, as in the case of the RFC. Its functions could be better administered by the Army or the Boy Scouts or by me.

E. W. ANDREWS

Seattle

Big Brown Rat

Sir:

Your press roundup of editorial comments on the malodorous suppression of La Prensa [April 2] is the most...

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