Education: Revenge

For William Randolph Hearst's part in promoting Red scares among the colleges, the undergraduate editor of the Williams Record last month conceived a revenge. Circulated by the Record was a petition threatening to boycott the local theatre unless it stopped showing Hearst Metrotone News. By the time one-quarter of Williams College had signed the petition the theatre manager canceled his contract, left Hearstlings fantastically fuming that Williams' President Tyler Dennett had instigated the petition to get publicity for his college. Quickly the boycott spread. Last fortnight the Amherst, Mass., theatre gave in...

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