Letters: Jun. 17, 1966

Separating the Boys

Sir: The childish pronouncements on the draft [June 3] of those who would enjoy the harvest without the labor are empty and redundant. Joe College '66 is a sad, disgusting example for my children to have to follow. He tempts me to resign to avoid contributing to the security in which he is free to demur and complain.


Captain, U.S.A.F.

San Angelo, Texas

Sir: Whenever the Class of '66 feel sorry for themselves, they should count the graves at Arlington, or the crosses on Iwo Jima, or the Chosin...

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