Education: Report Card

¶In Boston, one of the most publicized cases that grew out of Joe McCarthy's career as wild-swinging slayer of subversive dragons came to an end. Because of insufficient evidence, the Government announced that it was dropping the prosecution of Harvard Physicist Wendell Furry, charged with contempt for refusing to answer the Senator's questions. ¶Gift of the week: from John D. Rockefeller Jr., $1,000,000 to Dartmouth College for Dartmouth's new social and creative arts center (TIME, Feb. 20). ¶Resignation of the week: Samuel Brownell, brother of U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr., as U.S. Commissioner of Education. Termed a "valued adviser" by...

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