Education: Warning Note

Three weeks ago visitors at University of Michigan's commencement were startled when President Alexander G. Ruthven exclaimed in his address: "To those young people who are planning to enter or return to the University next year, I issue this warning: Michigan welcomes only students who are convinced that democracy is the ideal form of government for a civilized people. She will not be confused by sophistries built around meaningful but ill-defined phrases such as 'freedom of the press' or 'freedom of speech,' but will deal firmly, without fear or favor, with subversive or so-called fifth-column activies."

Undergraduates were not so...

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