Education: The Governor v. the University

California's Governor Ronald Reagan has just announced that he will seek a second term in November. Though his campaign will surely be concerned with other issues, the voters are certain to weigh Reagan's handling of campus disruptions—a performance that has national and even international significance. After studying the record, TIME's Los Angeles Bureau Chief Don Neff reports:

As the 1960s began, Californians regarded their vast university with particular pride. U.C. campuses were strung like jewels throughout Eden-on-the-Pacific. U.C. faculties rivaled those of Harvard or Stanford; the halls and labs teemed with past and...

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