Letters, Sep. 12, 1977

Getting Out of the Canal— Slowly

To the Editors:

It has taken the U.S. almost seven decades to formulate a treaty and to realize the immense injustice and disgrace inflicted upon the Panamanians [Aug. 22]. If Americans can put behind them historic mistakes such as slavery and Nixon, why not the same with the Panama Canal? Donna Leusner Camden, N.J.

Since all Panamanians will be given the opportunity to vote on the treaty, it would be interesting to see the results of the American taxpayers' judgment on this giveaway, were they afforded the...

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