Letters: Apr. 2, 1965

Alabama & After

Sir: I read your cover story on civil rights [March 19] with tears coursing. If only we Jews had had a Martin Luther King to arouse national and world conscience during the Hitler regime, how different our history might have been!

RUTH S. FILLER

Auckland, N.Z.

Sir: I believe that the events of Selma bear brilliant testimony to the promise of America. Nowhere else is the attempt to resolve this problem being made with such equanimity, openness, and faith in human goodness in our system of government. I am confident that a further source of pride in America—a just and honorable...

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