Letters: Mar. 28, 1969

Under the Umbrella

Sir: Re "The Great Missile Debate" [March 14]: A parched world groans with hunger, our cities broil in the hatreds of the dispossessed, and the Pentagon wants us all to sit under a multibillion-dollar ABM umbrella! And lo, the umbrella is full of holes! So is our national conscience and sense of stewardship.

To paraphrase the late President Kennedy, "Ask not what your country can do for your security, but what you can do for your country's sanity." The former is no longer even theoretically attainable—and that ought to be a...

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