Education: Major Targets

"These came to the college recently, addressed to the 'Captain of the Football Team,' " said the president of Assuit College, Egypt, holding up copies of a magazine called Students of the World. "We have no football team, so I opened them. They are sheer and unadulterated Communist propaganda . . . published in Prague . . . I have no doubt similar literature has been sent to football captains and other student leaders in educational institutions in Egypt and perhaps in other parts of Africa."

As Walter Crosby Eells, onetime adviser on higher education to SCAP in Tokyo, heard the story,...

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