TITLE

Campus Barometer Rising

PUB. DATE
November 1976
SOURCE
National Review;11/12/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 43, p1224
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the state of college education in the U.S., based on the results of polls and surveys conducted for the undergraduates in the 1970s. It comments on how the college campus reacts to the concept of radical politics. According to some theorists, not long ago, the college campus possessed the potential for being a revolutionary epicenter. Serious academic work appears to be on the rise among students and faculty alike.
ACCESSION #
6078412

 

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