Letters: Dec. 11, 1964

Congo Atrocities

Sir: As a surgeon in training who has had experience with medical missions, I could not help wincing as I read the gruesome, gory details of the Congo massacre [Dec. 4]. Dr. Paul Carlson's death is immeasurably tragic. But we know this won't discourage others in our profession from making humanitarian missions to people who need our help very badly, like the Africans whom we should pity more than loathe for that barbaric deed.


Flushing, N.Y.

Sir: According to you, when a white man murders innocent Africans, he is only living up to his name as a mercenary...

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