Letters: Jul. 30, 1965

The Loss of Stevenson

Sir: It was fitting that when Adlai Stevenson met his death [July 23], America was making world history with its Mariner conquest of Mars. It was fitting because Stevenson believed in man; he knew that there was nothing man could not do, from the vilest destruction to the most inspiring creativity. But it was his hope that America would be a leader in the latter.

(REP.) PATRICK W. NEE

Statehouse

Boston

Sir: Stevenson calmed the tempests rather than cursed the elements.

WILSON M. BALTZ

Bloomington, Ill.

Sir: Stevenson's loss is immeasurably great...

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