December 12, 2009

Chapter 48: Our Only Hope, Goldwater

Pawley blasts State Department delays and stupidity, the advice from the “boys at Harvard” and communist tactics for what he terms “desperate problems which are not being taken care of.” Pawley declares presidential candidate Goldwater the “only hope.” President Kennedy gives the commencement speech at American University calling for “genuine peace” with “a direct line between Moscow and Washington.”