Amid the mad jumble that makes the news in our time, the White House recently held a ceremony for a Medal of Honor recipient. His name is Bruce Crandall. Mr. Crandall earned his medal as a major, flying a Huey helicopter in 1965 in the Vietnam War. In a less doubtful culture, Maj. Crandall`s magnificent medal would have been on every front page, if only a photograph. The New York Times, the culture`s lodestar, stuck Maj. Crandall`s Medal of Honor on page 15, in a round-up, three lines from the bottom.
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