Letters: Apr. 28, 1967

Blisters from the March

Sir: Your frivolous treatment of the "Spring Mobilization to End the War in Viet Nam" [April 21] was in keeping with the foolishness of the event itself.

Nevertheless, however ridiculous the demonstrations appeared on the surface, they were anything but funny to several million American servicemen.

KENNETH F. STRICKLAND Captain, U.S.A.F. Arlington, Va.

Sir: From TIME'S article and photographs, one would think that the demonstrators were almost exclusively New Leftists, acidheads, pacifists, young, and not to be taken seriously.

TIME neglected to mention the veterans, many wearing campaign ribbons...

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