Letters: Dec. 20, 1968

Diplomatic Not-So-Niceties

Sir: Your revealing article "The Second Phase in Paris" [Dec. 6] gave me serious doubts as to the sincere .desires of the four parties concerned to achieve a "just and honorable peace." It seems absurd that mature men, especially those honored in the ranks of world diplomacy and charged with the awesome responsibility of ending a war that has become one of the most unpopular and ethically debatable in history, could spend months haggling over such minuscule points of procedure as the shape of the conference table and the number of doors...

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