Universities: Aberrations at Harvard

Student demonstrations against the war in Viet Nam have not had much zing this fall, so the Harvard chapter of Students for a Democratic Society set out last week "to do something that would shock the college community out of its vicarious war weariness." Its mem bers managed to shock Harvard, all right —by breaking the university's tradition of rational discourse and outraging plenty of people elsewhere who share that scruple.

Defense Secretary Robert McNamara went to Cambridge to deliver the first lecture at Harvard's new Kennedy Institute of Politics. The 350 members of the Harvard S.D.S. decided that this...

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