Letters: May 17, 1968

Welcome Hubert

Sir: Risking the wrath of campus McCarthyites and Bobby worshipers, I would like to be the first among the student populace of the United States to extend my support to Hubert Humphrey [May 3] in his candidacy for the presidency.

JAMES J. CLARKE, '68 La Salle College Philadelphia

Sir: Riots, wars, inflation, campus radicals—the average American voter clutches his checkbook and longs for the quiet, ho-hum days of pre-Viet Nam. And lo and behold! Who should appear but handy, wholesome, ho-hum Hubert?

GEORGE L. KOVAC Lincolnwood, Ill.

Sir: What an abysmally dirty...

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