Letters: Aug. 30, 1968

Again to the Mat

Sir: With only 18 years of real independence, Czechoslovakia must be more a spirit than a nation. But what a spirit! Again these gallant peoples have gone to the mat for the cause of a freedom they may never enjoy. Dubcek must have known that the Soviets would never allow him to succeed. But he must have known also that they would be forced to use the only powers they can be sure of—deceit, murder, and subjugation—to keep their empire from crumbling at their feet. Perhaps now the "peace at any price" people will see Munich revisited, and...

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