OPINION: Now Hear This! (Contd.)

The father of the nuclear submarine was reacting again. Standing before Washington's National Press Club in a light grey business suit last week, the Navy's Vice Admiral Hyman George Rickover broke precedent by refusing to make a speech, instead fielded questions to get a few rancors away.

On the need for a single military service (which official Navy policy abhors):

"Depending on the color of your uniform, you follow a different party line. There is something fishy about that. I think we would be better off if we all wore the same uniform. You have three outfits that feel they must...

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