Education: Acquittal at Boulder

Ever since he testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee last December, Dr. David Hawkins knew that his job at Colorado University was hanging in the balance. Though he insisted that he was not a Communist when_ he was cleared to work on a historical project at Los Alamos in 1943, Hawkins admitted he had been a party member from 1938 until the spring of 1943-He also refused to give the names of fellow members who he believed had also dropped their Communist connections. Back in Denver, some of the state legislators were far from satisfied. Why, they demanded, was an...