Letters, Jul. 16, 1973

Raising Goose-Pimples

Sir / Every hair on my body stood on end and I broke out with a rash of goose-pimples as I read "How John Dean Came Center Stage" [June 25]. How this inept−"low B average" and "gentlemanly Cs"−second-marriage man was able to snuggle up beneath the armpits of the highest office in the land is beyond comprehension.

To understand that he was in on monumental decisions that affect more than 200 million people of this land scares the living bejeebers out of me. May the saints preserve us from such muckleheaded youth.

EARLE R. HOLLAND

Atlanta

Sir / John Dean said, "My dad...

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