Letters: Mar. 3, 1967

Who's Afraid of the CIA?

Sir: The scandal over CIA infiltration of the National Student Association [Feb. 24] is evidence of our Government's attempt to subvert education. It is disheartening when our leaders display such doubt in our democratic institutions that they feel the need of front organizations to foster the Administration's "line."

ROBERT C. STEINMETZ, '68 St. Anselm's College Manchester, N.H.

Sir: The N.S.A. is a worthy organization, and the Government acts in its own interest by supporting it, just as other countries support their student organizations. But the objective could be accomplished with...

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