Letters: Nov. 5, 1965

War in Viet Nam

Sir: Your fine cover story on Viet Nam [Oct. 22], vividly portraying once again American competence at waging war, just as vividly brings into focus what may be the ultimate issue: Will the American people have the patience to see this conflict through to a meaningful victory? The Communists say we won't. I hope we do. World War II and Korea may not have conditioned us to think in terms of a ten-year fight, but neither have they conditioned us to expect much from the conference table.

PETER W. HUTTON...

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