Education: Countering the Counterculture

B. D., football quarterback, views huddles as T groups and wears his helmet to mixers so the girls will know who he is. Megaphone Mark, the campus radical, has to rehearse the spontaneous outrage that he expects to deliver at his first press conference. Such characters appear in Doonesbury, a comic strip of campus life that began in the Yale Daily News in 1968, and is now syndicated in 125 papers, from the Washington Post to the San Francisco Chronicle. This week American Heritage Press will publish an anthology.

The strip's hero is...

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