Letters: Nov. 2, 1962



At last, with the Cuban blockade, we are standing up to Communism. And I shall let nothing spoil my satisfaction and relief.

True, we have known about Castro's offensive missiles for several months, and most Republicans have been clamoring for action. But I refuse to believe that political considerations had any bearing on the fact that President Kennedy waited until two weeks before the national election.

Granted too that the Administration had a two-year history of appeasement and retreat before Cuba became an unavoidable issue. But I can't believe that our no-win...

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