Nation: How to Roast a Marshmallow

Never known for his reluctance to discuss any question, Vice President Spiro Agnew spoke out last week on campus violence. Addressing a Republican dinner at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the Vice President delivered a speech that went largely unreported. Yet, though unremarked, it was, even by Agnewistic standards, remarkable. He took a hard line on student radicals and the militant left, urged a return to oldtime religion, and continued his earlier attacks on parts of the American intellectual community. Blasting those university authorities who "capitulate" to militant student demands, he laid down a...

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