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The Ugly American: A Case History

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By: Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota

If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we

are to achieve our destiny, then we need more

new ideas for more wise men reading good books

in more public libraries. These libraries should be

open to all, except the censor. We must know all

the facts and hear all the alternatives and listen to

all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial

books and controversial authors. For the Bill of

Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our


John F. Kennedy

October 29, 1960

Americans have hidden behind the mask of their countries good intentions for so long that their faces have grown into that mask.

The key question of our time was based on a study by Defense Secretary Robert McNamara in August of 1963 to rationalize the large planned cuts in defense spending contemplated by John F. Kennedy.

The organizing principle of any society is for war. The

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