Letters: Nov. 20, 1964

Whose Fault?

Sir: Richard Nixon's attempt to blame Rockefeller for the disastrous Republican defeat [Nov. 13] is worse than Goldwater's pathetic refusal to admit that his concept of reactionary conservatism is now repudiated by the overwhelming majority of the American people. Obviously, Nixon is deliberately trying to mitigate his own "guilt" by shifting blame onto Rockefeller.


Allentown, Pa.

Sir: At a time when the party needs, above all else, a united effort of its moderate and liberal elements if it is to survive the conservative fiasco, Mr. Nixon chooses to vent...

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