Letters: Feb. 17, 1961

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Sir:

Outstanding, repeat outstanding, article on the return of heroes McKone and Olmstead. Congratulations also to the wives who stood by their country and their Government even though at times it was frustrating.

BERNARD J. KEEFE JR.

Poultney, Vt.

Sir:

The fine conduct of McCone and Olmstead while in Soviet custody is certainly praiseworthy. Unlike Francis Gary Powers, who at first opportunity convicted himself (and his country), McKone and Olmstead remained quiet, without committing our nation to resentment and abuse.

GORDON JON WINSLOW

Greenwich, Conn.

Sir:

Is the RB-47 crumb handed us by Khrushchev intended to cover up his attempt to destroy the U.N. and take over...

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