Letters: Jan. 12, 1970

The Speech that Refreshes

Sir: Hurrah for Milton Friedman and his "libertarian anarchism" [Dec. 19]! In this age of new economics, unreason, mysticism, New Left hysteria and everyone's paranoia, it is refreshing indeed to hear someone speak calmly, wittingly, logically —all of which Mr. Friedman does so well.

MICHAEL WASHBURN

Corpus Christi, Texas

Sir: Imagine saying that corporate officials should have only the goal of making money, devoid of any kind of social consciousness! Should we then thank Professor Friedman for our water and air pollution, our congested highways, and our ghettos—all in the...

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