Nation: More of the Same

The political ramifications of the U.S. involvement in Viet Nam are one thing; the war itself, as viewed from cockpits, rifle sights and radarscopes, is quite another. For the better part of a month, the Senate's Preparedness Subcommittee, under Mississippi's John Stennis, has been trying to assess the military effort through the testimony of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff. Last week Air Force Chief J. P. McConnell had his saw-toothed say. It was predictably and powerfully in support of the air war in the North.

McConnell testified that without the 21 years of aerial interdiction so far leveled against North Viet...

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