Letters: Aug. 31, 1962

The Cosmonauts


In a time when the emphasis seems to be placed on the lead in the space race rather than on progress, an informative, unbiased article is, to say the least, refreshing. I thought your article on the Russian cosmonauts, Nikolayev and Popovich [Aug. 24], was both thorough and in keeping with the nature of reporting that we Americans claim we need.

True, we all should be informed of our position in relation to opposing forces and the foreign scene in general, but fear should not be permitted to force the accomplishments of...

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