Letters, may 17, 1954

McCarthy & the Army


Your reporting on the McCarthy-Army hearings [May 3] was superb. As a Democrat, I should rejoice at this sordid spectacle of Republicans belaboring Republicans. But as a loyal American, I cannot in my heart find any joy in a fracas which is seriously injuring the prestige of the United States, and keeping the minds of the people and legislators from far more vital affairs. . .


Mount Vernon, N.Y.


. . . McCarthy's blatant disregard for fact, for details of courtesy and procedure, for authority, for his...

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