Education Abroad: The Uninfected

EDUCATION ABROAD The Uninfected They wear tight blue jeans or pants that bell at the bottom. Their hair flows in ringlets over shirt collars. They strum cowboy tunes on guitars, favor English phrases such as "Hello, baby" and "Love me, do." They claim to be alienated from their elders and resist any form of ideological indoctrination. In short, many students in Eastern Europe are surprisingly like U.S. campus rebels. In Prague a fortnight ago, 400 educators, including a dozen Westerners, met in a conference sponsored by Czechoslovakia's Red regime to talk about why the Communist culture fails to grab the...

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