The Press: Poisoned Ivy

Colonel Robert R. McCormick, of Chicago, hates and mistrusts the U.S. "alien East." Disturbing tales about the Ivy League colleges have lately come to the Colonel's receptive ears. Said his Chicago Tribune last week: "Are these big eastern colleges teaching Americanism or internationalism?" To get the answers, the Tribune dispatched Eugene Griffin, a foreign (Ottawa-based) correspondent.

What Griffin found out filled 24 Vari-Typed columns as the Trib's first "expose" of the year. The Ivy League, wrote Griffin, was "infested with pedagogic termites. . . . Harvard makes almost a fetish of permitting radicalism...

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