Alumni: Daring Them to Think

Lots of alumni magazines used to sound like the social column in the Oblivionville Weekly Gazette; now they dare old grads to think about all manner of profound topics related to education. A measure of this drastic change is that 219 alumni magazines (out of about 500 in the U.S.) are currently tackling the once too ticklish subject of academic freedom. In fact, their 1,634,000 readers are all reading the same article—a deftly done 16-page insert titled "What Right Has This Man?" Their interest reflects the remarkable success of the insert's ambitious author:

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