Nation: Faithfully Yours, Wally

NOTHING more dramatically illustrated the dissent in the Administration's own inner circle than the letter that Secretary of the Interior Walter Hickel wrote to the President last week. Leaked to the press even before Nixon had seen it, it criticized him for alienating the nation's youth and isolating himself from the Cabinet. "I believe this Administration finds itself today embracing a philosophy which appears to lack appropriate concern for the attitude of a great mass of Americans —our young people," wrote Hickel. Other Hickel observations:

Today, our young people, or at least a vast segment of them, believe they have no opportunity...

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