Textbooks: Big Drive for Balance

Civil rights groups are plunging into a new and foggy field of combat. In Congress and state legislatures they are pressing the fight for the multiracial textbook, with plenty of pictures and stories about Negroes and integration. And they are Getting Results.

The Michigan legislature this summer passed a law requiring the state's school to use only history texts that "include accurate recording of any and all ethnic groups who have made contributions to the world. American or the State of Michigan societies." California enacted a similar law last year. The N.A.A.C.P is compiling...

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