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The current crop of students has gone far to shake the label of apathy and conformity that had stuck through the 1950s.

Innumerable precedents show that the consumer must be protected from his own indiscretion and vanity.

Democracy is dead in the United States. Yet there is still nothing to replace real democracy.

The atomic bomb represents a revolution in science. It calls for a comparable revolution in our thinking.

Spelman College girls are still “nice,” but not enough to keep them from walking up and down, carrying picket signs, in front of supermarkets in the heart of Atlanta.

A farsighted policy might do more to stem the Communist tide than sending a few more plane-loads of napalm.

Many small towns are “backward” in a likable way, but I have never seen one so Norman-Rockwellish.

Communists are intolerant and ruthless, often unscrupulous, but they are also zealous, brave, and willing to put up with hardship and abuse.

Marching with the American Legion during the New Deal.

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