Education: Pink to Red

Ever since the American Student Union was organized four years ago to make U. S. undergraduates "socially conscious," it has tried to live down a pinko reputation. Formed in the sweet-tempered period of the United Front by a merger of the Communist National Student League, the Socialist Student League for Industrial Democracy and assorted earnest liberals, the Union made more noise than converts. As late as last month, it was still a prime fishing preserve of the Dies Committee.

Last week, as it met at the University of Wisconsin, the Union knew that...

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