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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.

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

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.

We now know that workers are being attacked not because they want higher wages, not because they are Communists, but simply because they want to organize.

An appeal for help from 1944.

There is no best country to write in. There is only the old world and the new.

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

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