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LETTERS to the EDITORS
THE NATURE OF THE ENEMY
To the New York Herald Tribune:
In your editorial entitled "Khrushchev Explains," you state: "If Russia
wants to end the cold war, it can he
done on honorable terms." This would
indeed be quite an achievement, con-
sidering that the enemy does not know
the meaning of "honor."
Would not our wisest course be to
capitalize on the weaknesses that have
lately appeared within the Soviet slave
state—and how better accomplish this
than by constantly exploiting the issue
of the enslaved satellites?
Above all, let us not be beguiled by
the spectacle of Khrushchev and Co.
sipping Scotch in the garden of the
American Embassy. We are still dealing
with unconscionable cutthroats, no matter how broadly they grin or how many
backs they slap.
John C Schaefer, Jr.
Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
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Tei the Baltimore News-Post:
Hearings before a subcommittee of
the Judiciary to amend the 1953 Refugee Relief Law have been held and il
is disturbing to learn of the Presidenl -
determination to weaken our basic immigration plan. In 1950 it was estimated
that from 2 to 5 million aliens were
illegally in the United States.
I wish there was a similar zeal on the
part of the Administration and Congress
to recover our own flesh and blood
the hundreds of American citizens still
imprisoned by the Reds.
Do you suppose that in our time national leaders will think first of what's
good for our country? The British leaders do!
Mrs. A. F. Jenkins
4000 North Charles St.
Baltimore 18, Maryland
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CONFERENCES WITH REDS
To the Sacramento Bee:
Four of our presidents refused to
recognize Russia hut F.D.R. did. He
recognized and supported the Russians.
They have heen making suckers out of
us ever since.
We have conferences with the Russians. We negotiate. We get a piece 'if
paper, the Russians get a piece of land.
Every time we have anv dealings wilh
them they win, we lose. We had better
break off diplomatic relations with them
and get them out of the UN or else get
out ourselves before we become completely brainwashed.
Mrs. B. Leonhardl
819 Sixth Street
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To the Boston Post:
Your editorial "UNdermining Independence" is strikingly conspicuous
among hazy, misleading or actually false
press releases customarily offered lo the
public, for ils keen perception and clear
understanding of the Bricker Amendment issue.
Our tendency for wishful thinking and
resultant failure to foresee the inevitable
ruinous consequences of our political
dullness or apathy, from distressing
events of the past, is leading us rapidly
inward destruction of our representative
The UN has already deprived the
United States of sovereignly in several
instances and ihe status of our commitment as a signer of the UN Charier is
of guch uncertain nature lhat we have
eil the present time- nn assurance whatever that the laws of any state will be
held valid, if tested in connection with
our commitment as a signer of that
Mrs. Beatrice ]. Broun
230 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont
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THE MAN ON FORMOSA
To Time Magazine:
This is a bit late, hut I must thank
you for the greal service you did with
your story on Chiang Kai-shek and Formosa (April 18). My family has lived
eill over China for the past 80 years and
for three generations. Chiang has done
more for the freedom of his people, for
advancement of progress, and fnr an
open door to the rest of the world than
any Chinese leader before him or since.
It is a horrifying thing that a man
and country can be pushed to ruin by I
Communist smear campaign, which was
carefully nurtured and spread by foolish and ignorant Communist admirers.
Your story gave, all in all. an excellent
picture of Chiang, his virtues, faults and
tremendous problems. I sincerely hope
it brings a hrighl clear light to so many
people- who have been very foggy on
Edith Filch Trorchak
(Issining. New York
FACTS FORUM NEWS, October, 1955