“Against All Enemies”
(See R. J. Hanks, pp. 22-29, March; pp. 97-101, June; pp. 89-96, July; and p. 95, August 1970 PROCEEDINGS)
John Kenneth Galbraith, Harvard University—In his prize essay, Captain Hanks deals at some length with my views.
Like most of my generation, I have worked pleasantly in close association with military men on many occasions. To be a critic of this community does not come naturally to me. But I am afraid that Captain Hanks reveals some of the reasons. He attributes criticism of the military first to the Vietnam War by saying:
This Southeast Asian conflict is one of the least understood—and therefore most unpopular—wars in our history, primarily because the attempts of three Administrations have failed to explain to the American people in convincing terms the nature of the war and the stakes involved.