Nation: WHERE ARE JUSTICE?

Although he is still under attack from some civil rights leaders for his analysis of the weakness of the Negro family, Daniel Patrick Moynihan says: "I have never gotten a nasty letter from a Negro." Last week, Moynihan received an unsigned note, written in what seems to be a woman's hand and postmarked Newark. This one was not nasty, either, but it is hard to forget:

"Dear Sir we are writing you all for help and justice here in New Jersey. We are asking you all to go forwarded and help us. When this riot here in Newark started they have arrested...

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