Education: Clamor & Calm

The noisy fighting stirred up by congressional investigations into campus Communism grew even louder last week. But according to the booing and cheering, spectators outside the actual ring were throwing some of the best punches.

Few observers even tried to deny that Congress has the right to investigate colleges or anything else it chooses. But several spectators, including Methodist Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, Unitarian Dr. A. Powell Davies and the Very Rev. Francis B. Sayre Jr., Dean of Washington Cathedral, cried "foul" at the tactics of the investigators. Despite the continuing uproar, Representative Harold H. Velde and his House Un-American Activities Committee...

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