May 1961
New Republic;5/22/61, Vol. 144 Issue 21, p3
The article presents news briefs and commentary on international and domestic U.S. politics as of the week of May 22, 1961. The U.S. military deployment of guerrilla special forces into Saigon and its implications are discussed. The Federal raising of the minimum wage to $.125 is explored. Educational conditions in the U.S. are analyzed, highlighting the teacher shortage.


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