Letters, Aug. 16, 1971

Nixon, Chamberlain and China

Sir: Your cover story's enthusiasm over Mr. Nixon's forthcoming trip [July 26] hasn't been equaled since a certain day in late 1938. Tell me, when he returns will he be carrying an umbrella? And will he exuberantly wave a piece of paper at us from the steps of his plane?

OLIVER PACINI Portland, Ore.

Sir: I cannot help approving of President Nixon's proposed trip to Red China. Knee-jerk anti-Communists will quote the history of broken treaties by Communist countries as an excuse for isolating this political dogma, but the wise man...

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