Education: Campus Concern

Who's afraid of the Bomb ?

The vote may have meant that students at Brown University were anti-Bomb or, possibly, that they were pro-poison. By a tally of 1,044 to 687, collegians at the elite Ivy League campus in Providence called on the school administration to stockpile cyanide pills for use in the event of nuclear war. To critics who called the vote preposterous, Jason Salzman, a sponsor of the referendum, had a ready reply: "The nuclear arms race is killing us, and we succeeded in making a lot of people think about it."...

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