Education: Harvard: Case Reopened

When Harvard's Dr. Helen Deane Markham, assistant professor of anatomy, refused last March to tell the Jenner subcommittee whether or not she was a Communist, she appeared to some liberals to be a courageous champion of academic freedom. The Corporation of Harvard University, after questioning her on its own, concluded that Anatomist Markham was in fact no Red. It tagged her with "misconduct" for hiding behind the Fifth Amendment, but decided not to fire her (TIME, June 1). Last week the Corporation was forced to reconsider.

Called before the Jenner subcommittee again, Mrs. Markham...

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