Letters, may 11, 1959

The Astronauts


Re your article concerning the seven chosen [for the first manned space flight — April 20]: the essay about Marine Lieut. Colonel John Herschel Glenn Jr. was stupendous! Like we sing in the Marine Corps Hymn:

If the Army and the Navy Ever look on Heaven's scenes They will find the streets are guarded By United States Marines.

(A CPL) DON L. CARVER U.S.M.C. Kaneohe, Hawaii


I can only wish the Astronauts failure in their race to space until would-be warmakers are treated with solicitude in their padded sanitariums. The...

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