SOUTH KOREA: The Old College Try

Since last April when they toppled former President Syngman Rhee in a series of bloody riots (TIME, April 25 et. seq.), South Korea's students have shown less and less desire to return to their books, more and more have acted as if they alone are competent to run the country. Twice in six weeks gangs of students have stormed the National Assembly in an attempt to force passage of laws inflicting retroactive punishment on ex-officials of the Rhee government. When not careening through the streets of Seoul in commandeered Jeeps, giving orders by loudspeaker to the legislature, the students...

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