Education: Gentlemen & Guttersnipes

Last month 350 graduate students from 26 assorted Italian universities arrived in the U. S. for a grand sightseeing and goodwill tour of U. S. colleges. Before they sailed back to Italy last week, they had visited no less than 35 campuses and provided the country with an interesting litmus-paper test on the political and educational ideas of Benito Mussolini.

Prevailing official opinion on each campus was that the visitors should be received as guests, regardless of their political views. Most U. S. students who were interested enough to have any attitude at...

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