Letters: Sep. 21, 1962

The Senator


As an independent voter, I was much impressed by your excellent article on Senator Dirksen [Sept. 14], and found myself leaning strongly toward him until I read his remark, "There was no Wall under President Eisenhower."

Now 1 find myself wondering if I can vote for a man who represents such cockeyed reasoning. There was no Civil War under Buchanan; does that make him a better President than Lincoln?


Winnetka, ILL.


A most excellent cover portrait of Everett Dirksen. My vote goes to our Senator from Illinois for President of...

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