Letters, Mar. 5, 1973

Sacred Cows Get the Lion's Share

Sir / It is very disheartening to look at Mr Nixon's budget recommendations for deep cuts into programs for unemployment, education, school milk subsidies and hospital construction [Feb. 5]. The sacred cows in the Pentagon continue to receive the lion's share, while funds for social programs are either cut out or impounded.

It appears that the old Nixon has returned.

HARRY CHERNOFF

Paramus. N.J

Sir / When President Nixon asserts that there has to be a choice between inflation and/or higher taxes, and cutting programs like pollution control, medical research, job development, etc., why isn't there a storm of...