Mexico: Cause for the Rebels

Next month's Olympic games are the first to be held in a Spanish-speaking country, the first in Latin America, and the first in a developing nation. They are also Mexico's first big opportunity to put its stable prosperity on inter national display. A two-month-old strike by Mexico's normally docile university students is threatening to spoil that triumph. Last week President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz ordered the army to end the strike by taking over the National University campus on the outskirts of Mexico City.

The action shattered a 40-year tra dition of university autonomy....

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