Nation: Unradic-Lib

When Ramparts magazine seemed dead of financial anemia last year, Philanthropist Edgar Lockwood was one of four benefactors who scraped up $200,000 to save the radical left's muckraking monthly. Lockwood's name then appeared on the Ramparts masthead as a member of the board of directors. Last week his name showed up elsewhere in the magazine: at the end of a public letter of resignation. The editors printed a rebuttal. Spiro Agnew castigates "radical-liberals," but as the Ramparts-Lockwood exchange demonstrates, the terms are in most ways mutually exclusive.

Lockwood objected particularly to a July editorial in which Ramparts said that the system "cannot...

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