Races: Camping with the Marines

This week 100 San Francisco boys are escaping the city's chilly August fogs for a week of fishing, swimming and hiking in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. They are not the sons of the middle class off with collegiate counselors; they are black, Mexican-American and Chinese youngsters of the city's ghettos —and their camping instructors are U.S. Marines.

They are the first of 400 youths scheduled to participate in a new program that has brought the military into the problems of the inner city. In late spring, a Marine Corps colonel attended a meeting concerning summer unrest held in Mayor Joseph...

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