Letters, Apr. 2, 1973

Time for Muscle

Sir / Shame! Shame on an Administration that seeks budget cuts at the expense of Viet Nam veterans [March 12] by reducing educational benefits and compensation to disabled vets and further downgrading services at VA hospitals.

If we were still in the war, would monetary savings be effected by giving wood and knives to amputees to whittle their own prostheses, while immobile paraplegics and quadriplegics look on?

This is "peace with honor"? Come on, Congress; this is a good time to show your muscle.

JANET L. PATHAK

Tucson

Sir / The Nixon 1974 budget cut of $277 million is in my mind a...

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