Letters, Nov. 7, 1977

Whose "Rights"?

To the Editors:

Next to Israel's Moshe Dayan on the Middle East cover [Oct. 17] is his vow, "We shall not negotiate for a Palestinian state."

How ironic that this attitude should be taken by the leaders of a people who, only 30 years ago, were pleading for the "right" to a homeland of their own. Why is not the right of the Palestinians as valid as was the right of the Israelis in 1945? George P. Highland Atascadero, Calif.

So President Carter says: "The legitimate rights of the Palestinian people...

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