THE TRIAL OF OTTO OTEPKA by William J. Gill

THE TRIAL OF OTTO OTEPKA

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Have you hated Eleanor Roosevelt lately? Or,-if that's ancient Hiss-tory to you, did you know about the State Department clique that's been selling us out to the ""internationalist"" cause for the past decade? This passionate defense of Otto Otepka, erstwhile State Department Security Evaluator cruelly persecuted by Kennedy and Johnson administrators (they didn't like the way he help up clearance on key appointees) will bring you up to date on the 258 traitors who have been making our foreign policy in recent years. Particular targets are the late Robert Kennedy (once OK but captured by the ADAers); Dean Rusk (indoctrinated at Fabian-dominated Oxford; later a member of the Institute for Pacific Relations, which tossed China to Mao); and Walt Whitman Rostow (whaa?) redoubtable Vietnam hawk, who, ""only one generation removed from Mother Russia,"" bearing the moniker of America's celebrated ""socialist poet,"" and curiously--or strangely, suspiciously, ironically (pick one--) also educated at Oxford, inevitably wound up giving away ""America's entire military strategy for the '60s"" at the Pugwash Conference. All these, and others too, ganged up on the unfortunate Otepka, who, calmly and quietly, was only doing his job in exposing them as security risks. Well, that's ONE explanation for the foreign policy disasters, if you buy it, you'll be glad to know that the Nixon administration may reinstate our hero for another go at the marxmen in our midst.

Pub Date: Aug. 29th, 1969
Publisher: Arlington House