Letters, Sep. 24, 1973

Kissinger for State

Sir / While I too believe that Kissinger will most likely be confirmed for State, I wonder with what divine authority you write "confirmed, as he deserves to be" [Sept. 3]? Have you presented Mr. K.'s unassailable qualifications for his nomination? Or shall we assume that he "deserves" it as a conviction for some misdeed? Perhaps it is that you believe he should be confirmed.

E. FLOYD SHERMAN Santa Monica, Calif.

Sir / What has Mr. Kissinger achieved so far? A temporary truce in Viet Nam−by giving legality to over...

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