Nation: New Blacklist

Like an aging roue looking back on halcyon days, the House Un-American Activities Committee has tried to sanitize its image. It changed its name to the House Internal Security Committee in 1969 and made abortive attempts to revive lost vigor (convening hearings on such left-wing groups as the S.D.S.). But last week, in the best oldtime "I have a list" form, the committee released a compilation of "radical" speakers who have spread leftist rhetoric over American campuses during the past two years.

The list was based on questionnaires sent to 179 colleges and universities asking names of all speakers who appeared on...

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