Foreign Relations: Frank Talk to the Gullible

The insistent clamor raised by academic "peace" advocates for a softening of U.S. policy in Viet Nam finally got a hard, straight reply. It came from Secretary of State Dean Rusk, normally a man given to the soft language of diplomats. Addressing a Washington meeting of the American Society of International Law, Rusk unsheathed some plain talk and slashed away with unerring accuracy and logic at the Johnson Administration's critics.

The Purpose of Law. "I continue to hear and see nonsense about the "I sometimes wonder at the gullibility of educated men and the stubborn disregard of plain facts by...

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