Even the addition of many new ones has produced no jarring. " "Well, don't you understand that that's exactly what I'm working for? You'll have to tell him--about the way you've let it all drop: you'll have to tell him a tremendous lot!" The exultation with which he uttered this helped me somehow, for the instant, to meet him rather more. This is a fact: The final lesson of Vietnam is that no great nation can long afford to be sundered by a memory. That tundish has been on my mind for a long time.