Friday, March 28, 2014

Today in the Sobel Timeline: March 28

On March 28, 1961, Jeffrey Martin, the editor of the New York Herald, and former People's Coalition nominee for governor-general, wrote an editorial attacking Governor-General Richard Mason's refusal to increase defense spending. "Mexico had threatened; none can doubt it," Martin wrote. "Preparedness may prevent war, not cause it. That is why we must re-arm as soon as humanly possible."

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