Letters, Aug. 18, 1947

Eisenhower & the Professors

Sir:

The letter of Gordon Ferric Hull, professor emeritus of physics, Dartmouth College, which appeared in your July 28 issue, amazes me.

Professor Hull believes General Eisenhower's appointment at Columbia University will make Communists out of educators. Does he believe all educators to be without intelligence ? Does he not realize that Communism means an end to academic freedom? . . .

I believe Professor Hull to be entirely wrong. More men like General "Ike" in executive positions would probably eliminate most Communists from our teaching staffs.

GEO. C. BARNES JR....

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