Letters: Apr. 23, 1984

Haig Speaks

To the Editors:

After reading Alexander Haig's memoirs [SPECIAL SECTION, April 2], I realize that his defeat was not self-inflicted. Haig made the mistake of being a professional in a collection of amateurs. He is honest and intelligent. It is a great loss for this country that he is no longer Secretary of State.

Michael R. Gossett Gurley, Ala.

I was amazed by the shallowness of the man.

William R. Porter Grants Pass, Ore.

Haig will be remembered as the man who came in a lion and left a lamb.

Andrew A. Gerda Pittsburgh

What a shame that a giant like Haig was toppled by a midget...

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