Letters, Jul. 6, 1959

The Case of Lewis Strauss


I found your June 15 story on Lewis Strauss most interesting and informative. It told not only about him but of the pettiness of our Congressmen. To refuse a capable man a position because of personality, rather than wrongdoing, reflects the immaturity of some of our Congressmen and is a strong mark against our country.


New York City


Regarding the case of Lewis Strauss: Voltaire, a great mind with insight into human nature, spoke with profound prophecy in his Catiline:

Alas! who serves his country often serves A most ungrateful mistress, even thy merit Offends the Senate; with a...

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