Nation: How Goes the Second Children's Crusade?

JULIAN FIFER is a gentle, soft-spoken 19-year-old cellist who is a Columbia College sophomore. Before the Cambodian invasion and the student deaths at Kent State University, he says, "I hadn't reached the state within myself to be involved in anything political. I had my music. The disruption of everything this spring forced me into a commitment." It is a strong commitment. Recently he and four other students walked onto a building site in lower Manhattan where they spent more than four hours discussing their differences with the construction men. "I saw one guy...

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