Education: Far From the Pawnees

Gene Weltfish, 50, is an energetic, dark-haired woman who for the last nine years has often been in hot water. A lecturer on anthropology at Columbia University, she has wandered far from her studies of the Pawnee Indians, has always had more irons in the fire than her courses on the peoples of Africa. She is American vice president of the Communist-controlled Women's International Democratic Federation, was once president of the federation's affiliate, the Congress of American Women. Last year she did her best to publicize "proof" that the U.S. was using germ warfare in Korea, and last September she flatly...

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