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TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 1969
NIGHT EDITOR: NADINE COHODAS
Richard Nixon: "If they had
followed the advic4 we have,
given the war would be over
March 5, 1968
"Unless Johnson's successor
is willing to undertake a total
revision of policies, both foreign
and domestic; unless he sees
Johnson's failure as a failure of
time-worn ideologies and repu-
diates them; then last night's
euphoria will have been wasted
on a cruel and tragic decep-
"The Daily . . . editorial
writers look out at the messy
spectacle of the state, the nation
and the world. They react with
such great disgust and so little
ebullience or even amusement."
ARTHUR M. ROSS
Lyndon Johnson: "The big
rumors about meetings to dis-
cuss stopping the bombing or
to pull out are just pure abso-
lute tommyrot and fiction."
Honolulu, August 1968
-THE SENIOR EDITORS
April 1, 1968
Me' Lfuir z
Hubert Humphrey: "We are
not the world's policeman."
July 19, 1968
Henry Kissinger: "We have
to get rid of the idea that there
is some terminal date after,
which we live with a con-
sciousness of harmony."
IMAGINE where we'd be if Lyndon Baines Johnson were s t i 11
Only one year ago the Texas promised all of us who had never had
it so good that he would not run for office so we could have peace.
Student: "I think I'll drop out of med school and become an
artist like I've always wanted."
Selective service board: "April fool."
Indeed if you just close your eyes you can almost imagine that
Johnson's policies still live on-quite comfortably. Why just yester-
Soldier: "Did you hear the war's going to be over any year now?"
General: "That's a joke."
Dean Rusk: "To propose
that we stop bombing is ob-
January 8, 1968
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