Giamatti's Bad Day

September 1981
National Review;9/18/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p1059
This article examines the message delivered by A. Bartlett Giamatti, president of Yale University, Connecticut, to the 1981 Yale freshmen. Giamatti decided to address himself to the question of the moral majority. According to him, this group and its satellite or client groups threaten the U.S. values. An overview of the moral majority organization is offered by the author. According to the author, the moral majority organization has not taken racist or bigoted positions. He wonders what made Giamatti decide to talk about the question of moral majority before this group of Yale freshmen.


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