Education: The Old Blues' Green

It was a year to make Yale's fundraisers quit. Along with an invasion by more than 500 undergraduate coeds, the school suffered its first student strike, a mass occupation by white activists and Black Panthers, and stern words by Spiro Agnew urging the replacement of Yale President Kingman Brewster Jr. One volunteer fund-raising officer resigned and threatened that he would urge his classmates to stop giving if Brewster did not resign too. Meantime, Yale's would-be contributors suffered as the stock market plunged.

As the fund-raisers balanced the books last week, though, it turned out that Yale alumni had kept the faith. Apparently...

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