Whitehall Borough resident Cornelia Smollin wrote a July 12 letter to the editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in which she calls the United States' nuclear program "idiotic," "futile" and "needless."
Smollin pens, "James Bukes of Mt. Lebanon writes in his July 8 letter ('Some Need War') that 'generals and admirals need a war in order to continue to command large numbers of men and women and preserve their exalted status. In fact, they are afraid that the absence of continuing conflict would put them out of work.'
"I agree with him completely."
Read Smollin's full letter here.
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