Sport: Election Returns

Yale's footballers, having wound up a discouraging season (won 4, lost 5), gathered last week for one last huddle. It didn't take them long. In ten minutes, the boys elected popular Levi Jackson, their Negro halfback, captain of the 1949 team.

On & off the campus, it created more stir than anything Yale had done on the field all fall. Undergraduates cheered and telegrams poured in. Newspaper editorials applauding Yale's gesture as something which fell only a little short of the Emancipation Proclamation. Actually it was more than a gesture of racial tolerance. The...

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