Letters: May 18, 1981

Hail, Columbia

To the Editors:

I rose early on a rainy day to watch the televised landing of Columbia [April 27]. The message to Americans is clear: there isn't anything wrong with U.S.-built items. Come on, America, stop knocking your own country.

Robert A. Holmes

Picton, New Zealand

Some people view Columbia as a waste of money. "If you can put $10 billion into space projects, you can also put it into welfare," they say. Don't these people realize that Columbia has made Americans feel like giants again? The $10 billion spent on welfare would...

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