Letters, May 27, 1974

The Thin Line

Sir / The shocking thing about the White House transcripts [May 13] is that they reveal the President to be a man so absorbed in denning the thin line between illegality and immorality that he has lost sight of the fact that both are equally unethical.

BRUCE LAUTERWASSER

Ithaca, N.Y.

Sir / Again President Nixon has come across with too little, too late. His televised transcript offer is yet another in a long career of politically motivated turnabouts when his position of power is threatened.

It is imperative that Chairman Rodino and...

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