Education: At College in Red China

Chairman Mao has said that "education must serve proletarian politics and be combined with productive labor." The extent to which this is now being practiced in China would startle most Westerners. TIME's Jerrold Schecter, who was allowed to stay on in China after the departure of President Nixon, paid a visit to Futan University in Shanghai and cabled this report:

The ferocity of the Cultural Revolution has disappeared from the tree-lined walkway leading to the red brick dormitories. Wall posters now extol the virtues of serving the people and studying the thoughts of...

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