Nation: Ample Answer

Despite the eloquence of his Georgetown speech, Senator Edward Kennedy occasionally still has some difficulty in articulating his views.

Last week in New York, he was asked by Howard Squadron, president of the American Jewish Congress: "How do you hope to deal with the Soviet Union ... while avoiding resumption of the cold war?" The first sentence of Kennedy's answer: "Well, I think we need a foreign policy which is tied to our national security interests, which are tied to intelligent interests for the United States, that are tied to energy interests, which are tied to a sound economy here in the...

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