Nation: Youthful Volunteers

Are college students really serious about working for peace candidates in the November elections? No one can say for sure, but on early form there is a good chance that they will have considerable impact, at least in numbers. Through the American Council on Education, Vanderbilt Chancellor Alexander Heard, President Nixon's special adviser on campus unrest, commissioned a Louis Harris poll on student political intentions. It found 65% of college students convinced that working to elect better public officials is the most effective way to do something about solving the nation's problems. Nearly the same number, 63%, reject violence as a...

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