Education: The Witnesses

In spite of rising outcries against their methods and doubts about their authority, the congressional investigators of U.S. education had no intention of closing down for alterations. Last week they were open for business as usual—and business was booming.

Dr. Bella Dodd, the former Hunter College political scientist who was once a member of the U.S. Communist Party's national committee, gave Senator Jenner's subcommittee plenty to consider. She repeated her old charge that in the '40s there were about 1,500 Communist teachers in the nation's schools, also insisted that Communists had even wormed their way into the offices of the New York...

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