Protest: One Last Fling

Fortunately for diplomacy, the State Department does not normally have to rely on the U.S. mails. Announcing that it aimed to revoke the travel privileges of the three leading Vietniks who journeyed illegally on a "peace mission" to Hanoi in December, the department last week sent the trio registered letters asking them to turn in their passports. At week's end, four days after reading the news stories, none of the three had yet received the department's request.

For Yale History Professor Staughton Lynd, 36, the most publicized of the Hanoi tourists, the delay...

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