Letters: Jun. 2, 1967

Pride & Prejudice

Sir: Thank you for that wonderful cover story on the Negro in Viet Nam [May 26]. As a Negro living here in America, I have never felt such a deep sense of pride for my people. I believe that your story has accomplished almost as much, if not more, than many of the civil rights demonstrations that have taken place.


Sir: Your story on foxhole democracy is an interesting illustration of American hypocrisy and misconception. It is true that the Negro has attained a semblance of equality...

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