Letters, Jun. 30, 1947

A Chip for Our Shoulder?

Sir:

I am a high-school senior who will graduate this spring. We would not object to giving a year of military service to our country if we felt such service necessary. We have our doubts, however.

You stated [TIME, June 9] that the proposed cost of a U.M.T. program would amount to nearly $2 billion annually. We wonder what would happen if we doubled our educational program. Two billion dollars yearly would almost do that. We wonder how far $2 billion would go towards feeding the hungry peoples of the...

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