Letters: Aug. 9, 1982

Beirut Besieged

To the Editors:

Roger Rosenblatt's haunting journal [July 19] brings home the tragedy of Lebanon with more impact than anything else written on that subject. I hope the diary finds its way to Prime Minister Begin's desk, and makes him pause and think.

Jacques Liwer Holliswood, N. Y.

Many people may understand Begin's obsession with humiliating and destroying the P.L.O. However, few will forgive him for the many civilian lives he has taken to accomplish this.

Norman J. Meunier Northampton, Mass.

West Beirut is becoming the tomb of sympathy for Israel.

Jane Arney Bremerton, Wash.

I cannot understand why world sentiment is against Israel. The nation...

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