Letters, may 7, 1956

After Breakfast


In your April 16 "Guest at Breakfast," I get an uneasy feeling reading (and even rereading) how Washington Post and Times-Herald Publisher Graham's "men of good will were embarrassed by the Hiss case." Does being "men of good will" necessitate defending Hiss against Nixon before the facts were in (like Acheson and Stevenson), and then, after Hiss was proved a perjurer and traitor, continue attacking Nixon because he "used the subversion issue as a political weapon"? Maybe such subtle Ivy League logic is too refined for us coarse Westerners; maybe...

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