Education: The Deep Freeze

President Henry Schmitz of the University of Washington is learning that the academic world has its own techniques of cold, cold war. Six weeks ago he vetoed a series of science lectures at Washington by Physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. Since then, both Schmitz and Washington have been getting the academic deep freeze.

Harvard Literary Historian Perry Miller and Sociologist Alex Inkeles both turned down invitations to lecture at Washington ; so did M.I.T. Physicist Victor Weisskopf. Last week the university revealed that seven top scientists from Washington University in St. Louis, Harvard, the...

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