Education: Reasons

Columbia University's undergraduate newspaper, the Daily Spectator, invited a few distinguished professors to express themselves on a pressing matter of the day: Should the Communist Party be outlawed and should Communist teachers be allowed to teach in U.S. colleges? Last week the Spectator published their answers. None seemed to want to outlaw the party; three out of four were against any categorical ban on teachers. Reasons:

> Poet Mark Van Doren: "The issue should not be what a teacher is or believes, but how he teaches ... A Communist who . . . deliberately twists or distorts the truth ... is...

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