Letters: Feb. 22, 1963


Sir: Your cover and cover story of Feb. 15 show much understanding and feeling for the man, Secretary McNamara, and the job. I do not envy Secretary McNamara—decision making for the nuclear security of the world must present a tremendous burden—but I applaud him for his firmness and foresight.

THOMAS W. HAWKINS Harbor City, Calif.

Sir: Secretary McNamara should be reminded, before it is too late, that some problems are too complex and ill-defined for the electronic computer. In meteorology, for instance, we do not have sufficiently valid and powerful...

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