Education: Saved from BeHrand Russell

Manhattan's brittle little Bishop Manning started it. Month ago he wrote a letter to the newspapers, viewing with alarm Bertrand Russell's appointment to teach mathematics and logic at the College of the City of New York, quoted the learned Earl's views on adultery (TIME, March 11). Last week, with the aid of a Brooklyn housewife and a morally aroused judge, the Bishop won.

The Brooklyn housewife, one Mrs. Jean Kay, wife of a dentist, mother of two (boy & girl), made the Russell appointment her business because her daughter might be going to C....

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