Education: The Search

For well over a month, U.S. colleges & universities have been waiting for the day when the new Congress would begin its search for campus subversives. Last week the day finally arrived. First target for Indiana's Senator William E. Jenner, chairman of a special internal security subcommittee: New York City. First witnesses: two professors and two minor officials from Queens, Brooklyn, and City Colleges.

The hearing proved to be even messier than expected. On the ground that his answer might incriminate him, each of the four witnesses refused to say whether or not he had ever been a Communist, but each...

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