TITLE

Brouhaha in Brooklyn

AUTHOR(S)
Ravitch, Diane
PUB. DATE
March 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;3/12/77, Vol. 176 Issue 11, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on controversies surrounding the involvement of Michael Selzer, assistant professor at Brooklyn College, with the Central Intelligence Agency. Demand of Selzer's colleagues to dismiss him; Proposal, by John W. Kneller, president of Brooklyn College, to set up a panel to determine the appropriateness of the disciplinary action; Adoption of policy statements against the use of academic credentials as a cover to gather information for the CIA; Description of the first book by Selzer entitled "Aryanization of the Jewish State"; Description of the meeting of Selzer with a CIA representative; Claim of Selzer that the limited nature of his relationship with the CIA had been misrepresented by his brother-in-law; Article 21 of the Professional Staff Congress as the basis for the department's recommendation to oust Selzer. INSET: Down Memory Lane With the ACLU.
ACCESSION #
9624996

 

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