Letters: Nov. 9, 1962

Cuba & Beyond

Sir:

Some of President Kennedy's critics have made the charge that he withheld announcement of the Cuban blockade until it was politically advantageous. There can be no doubt that Kennedy is a master politician, but to suggest that he would gamble with the security of this country to further selfish political ends is not only asinine but naive as well.

Those who make assertions of this nature are, in effect, denying a fundamental principle of this country: the President's position as spokesman for and protector of the people of the U.S....

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