Nation: LOW MARKS FOR THE PROFESSORS

The letter that arrived on Special Presidential Assistant McGeorge Bundy's desk came from 127 faculty members of St. Louis' Washington University. It fairly bulged with naive and loaded questions about U.S. policy in Viet Nam. "Who is the enemy?" it asked. "Who are our allies?" "What kind of proof must North Viet Nam provide to convince us that it is not intervening in South Viet Nam?" Is it true that Washington's real purpose "is to provoke China into action which would allow the United States to bomb targets in that country?" As a former Harvard dean and member of the academic...

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