Letters: Jun. 1, 1970

Incidence of Violence

Sir: By escalating the incidence of violence both at home and abroad, President Nixon has betrayed the expectations of the American people as egregiously as did his predecessor. As President of this great country, he has set an example of lawlessness and irresponsibility in both word and deed that cannot help exacerbating the existing divisions between men and nations. The pursuit of short-term political ends can no longer be permitted to interfere with progress toward the long-range objectives necessary for the preservation and improvement of our society.

DAVID T. ROY Chicago

Sir: I was taught that those who live by...

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