Education: Discontent of the Straights

In a seeming classic of circumvention, the Nixon Administration last week staged the White House Conference on Youth at a Y.M.C.A. camping center in the Colorado Rockies, 7,500 ft. above sea level and 1,800 miles from the White House. To compound their isolation, the 1,400 delegates (420 of them adults) were soon blanketed by more than two feet of snow that fell on the site near Rocky Mountain National Park. While manfully debating the great issues that a preconference poll showed are most troubling youth, the delegates had to borrow Army parkas from...

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