Religion: Out of Place

The Reverend John Safran (rhymes with saffron) looked down upon the 500 pupils and parents of Michigan's Marysville High School assembled for his baccalaureate sermon—and pitched in:

"The internal conditions of our country are chaotic. Our annual liquor bill runs between seven and eight billion dollars. Our crime bill amounts to 15 billions a year. . . . We refuse to face race problems. There are 13 million American Negroes who are only enjoying a second-rate citizenship. . . . And we don't have to look to the deep South to find people who...

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