Education: The Sluggers

Only a week had gone by since Congress formally began its long-threatened investigations of U.S. colleges and universities. But presidents and professors throughout the nation were already stewing and seething in anger. The men running the investigations were hardly the type that teachers could trust. They had been ruthless sluggers in the past, and they gave no indication that they had reformed. Last week, at the Atlantic City convention of the American Association of School Administrators, the investigators took some hard-fisted counter-punches—delivered in no uncertain terms by a woman. Mrs. Agnes Meyer, wife of Chairman Eugene Meyer of the Washington Post,...

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