Letters: Jan. 6, 1961

The Kennedy Cabinet


I think John Kennedy's appointment of his brother to the Cabinet has lowered the office of President to the level of ward politics.



Your main article under "The Nation" in the Dec. 19 issue has left me quite appalled. You note random thoughts of the President-elect in regard to the mistakes made by his predecessors. I feel that I as the daughter of Mr. William H. Woodin must go to bat for a great American who gave his life for his country and now cannot speak for himself....

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