Letters: Apr. 25, 1969

Measuring the Military

Sir: It seems tragically ironic and somehow grotesquely paradoxical to juxtapose the pictures of General Eisenhower's burial and the cover story on the growing influence of the military [April 11]. Ike's entire career, both as military man and as President, was a tacit denial of the monolithic attitudes as presently displayed by those who now wield the clubs of nuclear power. Perhaps, in the inexorable march of history, his passing marked the end of military men who are able to be as constructive in peace as they are in war. General...

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