Matters for Mencken

July 1977
New Republic;7/9/77, Vol. 177 Issue 2/3, preceding p3
Focuses on socio-political developments in the U.S. Comments on the discovery of the neutron bomb in the U.S. which kills all the people in the neighborhood with radiation but without destroying buildings; Issues concerning the foreign relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union; Stand taken by the Soviet Union on the U.S. proposed humane neutron-bombs which according to them are akin to outlawed poison; Information on the U.S. campaign to assassinate a string of small country's leaders; Attempts to assassinate Cuban President Fidel Castro.


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