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Duncan Hunter
Helen Bentley sets the record straight [Letter]

I appreciate the flattering article that my friend, Duncan Hunter Sr., had published in The Sun on Tuesday ("Helen Bentley is still tough and kind today," Nov. 26). However, there are a couple of facts I would like to straighten out. In the discussion with President Ronald Reagan that Mr. Hunter recounted, I was pushing for all blue collar workers, not just maritime workers. In the discussion with Admiral William Crowe, chief of naval operations, who presented to the entire House of Representatives about the Soviet might (the Cold War was on) as a pitch for us to vote for the defense bill, I piped up and questioned why there was no discussion of the manufacturing base, pointing...