Education: Report on the Conspiracy

After months of investigating subversives in U.S. education, Indiana's Senator William Jenner and his subcommittee last week reported to the nation. Highlights of the report:

¶Of the more than 100 witnesses who appeared before the committee, 82 refused to say whether they were or had ever been members of the Communist Party, and three more who admitted Communist Party membership refused "to supply further details."

¶At its peak (in 1948), Communist Party membership among U.S. teachers was about 1,500.

¶ In New York City, according to Dr. Bella Dodd, onetime national committee member for...

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