Education: Cowed?

In the men of Iowa who churn butter from the state's 5,000,000-odd cows, the word oleomargarine induces not the scientific but the fighting temper. Last week, Iowa State College, which Hawkeyes proudly call a cow college, faced the consequences of having shared the butter-makers' feelings. The college was charged with having sidetracked a Rockefeller Foundation-supported study which said a good word for margarine. The American Association of University Professors threatened to investigate.

The trouble began last March when the college published Researcher Oswald H. Brownlee's pamphlet, Putting Dairying on a War Footing. The fifth in a series of frank and popularly written...

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