Johnson, Gerald W.
July 1955
New Republic;7/11/55, Vol. 133 Issue 2, p23
This article focuses on the case of Owen Lattimore who is an expert on Central Asia. When Lattimore was indicted for perjury the university suspended him from active duty on its faculty; but it would not prejudge his case, so it suspended him with pay. It was assumed that the government would bring the man to trial promptly and he would be either convicted or acquitted. No one believed that the government would dodge and evade and stall for three long years, even after two courts had decided that it had no case.


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