Forum, Sep. 2, 1974

The New Team: Rocky's Record

To the Editors:

You state that Nixon's departure "was an extraordinary triumph of the American system" for which the nation can "permit itself some self-congratulation." If Nelson Rockefeller is confirmed as Vice President, the self-congratulation may have been premature, since Rockefeller's record indicates that he is fully capable of continuing the Nixon legacy. Consider that Rockefeller:

> Justified the Attica massacre on the basis of the prisoners' threat to the "sovereignty" of New York State.

> Sponsored a simplistic drug-offender law in New York that sounded fine as a...

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