Letters: Mar. 10, 1967

Concerned with Survival

Sir: The Anti-Ballistic Missile debate [Feb. 24] can be settled by asking both sides this question: "What if you are wrong?"

If the supporters are wrong, we will lose $100 per American. If the detractors are wrong, we will lose one American per American. Which would you choose?

It does not soothe me to hear McNamara say that our ability to vaporize Russia is our best defense. I am more concerned with America's survival than Russia's destruction. What if our deterrent does fail? Are we to shout hurrah because their pile of...

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