Letters: Jul. 8, 1966

Everything's Jake

Sir: I don't want a Jew in the White House, or a Protestant, or a Catholic. What I want is a man of vision and courage; a man who sees the world as it is today, not as it was 20 years ago; a man who is fired with passion, not for his party, but for humanity—a statesman, not a politician. If Sen. Jacob Javits [June 24], who happens to be a Jew, fulfills these requirements, I would be delighted to see him in the White House.


Fall River, Mass.

Sir: I might as well vote for Jacob; I have...

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