Education: Let's Not

The big story at the University of Texas last week was to have been a student ref-rendum. The question: Should the university lift its ban on Negro students? Two days before the poll, the university's five-judge student court called the whole thing off. With last-minute effect, anti-referendum forces had argued that i) a vote to keep the ban would give the Russians another chance to howl at the U.S., 2 ) a vote to lift the ban would bring a lot of howling Texans down on the university's neck.

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