Quality of Murphy
A word of commendation for the Aug. 25 article on Diplomat Robert D. Murphy. It was objective, analytical and informative, and surely a fine tribute to the work this man has so ably done in the field of Foreign Service.
I hope your article will serve to sweep away the outmoded conception of the diplomat clothed in spats and top hat, fruitlessly whiling away his time at social get-togethers. The Foreign Service officer is a dedicated and hard-working individual.
WILLIAM ORR DINGWELL
School of Foreign Service
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