Education: Through Red Glasses

Applause, with a scattering of hosannas, greeted Harvard's $60,000 report on General Education in a Free Society (TIME, Aug. 13). Last week brought a belated, resounding Bronx cheer from the far left. Wrote British-born Author Alban Dewes (Who Was Socrates?) Winspear in the Communist New Masses: "Unsophisticated freshmen who enter Harvard College assume that they are entering an institution devoted to the unbiased search for truth. This [report] makes it only too clear that they are to enter a slick machine for indoctrination and reactionary propaganda."

Critic Winspear, who is director of Chicago's leftish Abraham Lincoln School, got maddest at one of...

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