The War: Voice from the Silent Center

The Viet Nam debate too often resembles a pingpong match between those who vociferously damn Lyndon Johnson for doing too much and those who chide him for doing too little to end the war. Yet for all the noise they make, so far, at least, the critics on both sides have been heavily outnumbered by the millions of Americans in the middle who, however confused or unhappy about the war, see no simple alternative to the Johnson Administration's present course and have no medium for their views. Last week the majority found a new voice.

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