Letters: Oct. 12, 1962

Ole Miss


Hurrah for Ross Barnett!

I am not a segregationist, but, to use an analogy, I like to see a team that's sure to win the pennant lose at least one ball game.

THOMAS E. KLUNZINGER East Lansing, Mich.

Cheers to Governor Ross Barnett for his show of guts by standing up for his convictions, states' rights and the will of the people of the sovereign state of Mississippi. If there were more people like him in high positions in the Federal Government, would we have to worry about the "Cuban thorn" or similar situations?

WILLIAM W. CLARK Andrews A.F.B. Washington


The Russian tanks rolled in...

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