THE AMERICAS: The Students Speak

In Latin America, as in Europe, the university student is a politically conscious, politically active and politically important individual. While the U.S. college boy is choosing his fraternity, the Latin American student is selecting his political party. His interest in politics starts when he first puts on long pants; it is precocious, enthusiastic, often violent but always a potent force.

In Santiago, Chile, 250 of these young men were gathered last week for an Inter-American Students Congress. What they said and did furnished the best picture in years of the thoughts of...

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