Education: Red Fellow

A year ago Harvard University was booed by liberals for firing two popular young economics instructors, John Raymond Walsh and Alan Richardson Sweezy. Messrs. Walsh & Sweezy were leaders of the Harvard branch of the American Federation of Teachers, an A. F. of L. union. Last week, with traditional indifference, Harvard braved a rightist storm by appointing to its staff a self-declared Communist.

Thin-faced, argumentative Communist Granville ("Granny") Hicks, 36, had been a storm centre before, for he had been fired from a teaching job. New Hampshire-born, a Yankee moralist, Granny Hicks was graduated with highest honors from Harvard ('23) and its...

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