Letters, Apr. 15, 1974

Amnesty: Room for All

Sir ∕ As a former Navy officer and Viet Nam vet. I say let those who were forced into the difficult decision to leave the U.S. as deserters or draft dodgers come back home to complete amnesty [March 25].

There is room for us all in this country, both physically and intellectually. I am vexed with the demagogic use the issue is getting at both ends of the political spectrum. There are dozens of more important issues that should demand our attention in this critical time.

Perhaps the exiles could help us find some answers.


Laramie. Wyo.

Sir ∕ As...

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