The Presidency: More Light, Less Heat


It has become a truism in the U.S. today that the public is confused and uneasy over the war in Viet Nam. The disquiet results in part from President Johnson's failure to justify the conflict in terms that Americans can readily understand and believe. But if there has been too little enlightenment from the top, there has been too much obfuscation from the nation's academic and intellectual communities, whose present chorus of dissent has reached a volume unparalleled since the antiwar diatribes of the '30s.

Last week at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson...

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