Education: U.S. Students in Russia

The calmest place for an American during a cold-war crisis may well be the universities in Moscow or Leningrad, where 22 U.S. graduate students and teachers this year are pursuing research projects from art to psychology. The atmosphere is one of disengaged scholarship, and the attitude of the Russian colleagues, says one American, is "marvelous, nothing but sweetness and light." Such cooperation is making a heartening success out of a U.S.Russian exchange program that since 1958 has been sending Americans to Russia for up to one year of graduate study.

The U.S. Government pays one-third of the bill; the rest comes...

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