Education: Man in the Middle

Hardly anyone seemed more dazed by the killing of four students at Kent State University than President Robert I. White. He was speechless even when an Ohio grand jury blamed the tragedy on Kent's "permissiveness" rather than the National Guardsmen who did the shooting. But he had reason for silence: the presiding judge forbade him and 300 others who testified from making any "critical comments." Last week, six days after a federal judge removed his legal gag, White spoke out with a blast at what he views as a new threat looming on U.S....

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