Education: War on the Campuses

War of the Campuses

Nowhere in the U. S. did the rumble of war re-echo more loudly last week than on college campuses. Professors, undergraduates alike began to realize that they were confronted with a Great Decision. But few as yet were prepared to make it, and from U. S. campuses arose a Babel:

> Five hundred members of the American Association of Scientific Workers—among them University of Chicago's famed Professors Arthur Compton and Anton Carlson—petitioned President Roosevelt to keep the U. S. out of war. To the President promptly went counter-petitions, urging help to...

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