Letters: Feb. 18, 1966

Defining the Issues

Sir: I now understand the difference between a statesman and a politician. Dean Rusk [Feb. 4] is a statesman who understands the issues and knows what he is talking about. And he does it with dignity.

MICHAEL P. SPRINGER North Mankato, Minn.

Sir: Speaking neither as a "hawk" nor a "dove" but simply as an American, I say that we have a job to do in Viet Nam, and the only way to do it is to get with it! Let us stop diddling around with unilateral and unnecessary concessions to the enemy!...

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