Letters, Nov. 12, 1951

Revolution & Reaction

Sir:

One paragraph in your Oct. 29 issue packed more punch than volumes I've read in the last five years: "The U.S. is part of a great liberating revolution . . . Soviet aggression is a reactionary attack against that revolution."

It's about time we try to straighten this upside-down world, recognize our own role, and realize that the Soviet Union is like a page ripped from a history of Attila or Machiavelli and inserted into Vol. 1951.

(S/SGT.) EDWIN A. BUCK JR. Fort Sill, Okla.

Envoy to the Vatican

Sir:

As a red-blooded American, I make an emphatic protest over the appointment of...

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