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T. JAY Mathews

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Books Looking at Canton

NO CHINESE city lies closer to us than Canton. Since 1949 China watchers in neighboring Hong Kong, Professor Vogel among

JOHN K. FAIRBANK He Uses A Certain Perspective To Explain A Turbulent China

In the spring of 1929, while Mao Tse-tung pushed the Red Army through village after dirty village in southern Kiangsi,

China's 'New' Army Eyes Growing Crisis

One General participating in the "Officers to the Ranks" movement noted that "privates chat with generals freely without the least

Lamont: The First Night

(The date: Feb. 7, 1967; the time: evening; the place: Lamont Library newspaper reading room. Two young women are sitting

Trouble in China

Chiang Kai-shek limped to bed with glee this week anticipating his happiest dreams in years. The reported brawls between rival

Reagan and Berkeley

While campaigning for the governorship of California, Ronald Reagan promised to do something about radical student activities at the University

Mao's Last Purge

"I am a young man and a people's fighter. I think of all the oppressed people in places yet to

Reagan Juggles Birchers and Moderates While Brown Expects His Usual Miracle

No one wants to put money on this fight. Reagan leads Brown by three or four percent, with nearly 20

New Quincy Master Plays the Bagpipes, But Is Dedicated to Department-Building

When the term begins this September and the days are warm enough to keep the windows open, people walking down

Dunn Is Selected Master of Quincy

Charles W. Dunn, professor of Celtic Languages and Literature, will be the new Master of Quincy House. His appointment was

United Ministry Lives Its Own Life

In 1958 a major religious controversy swept Harvard when a CRIMSON article attacked then University Preacher George A. Buttrick for

Harvard Takes A Gamble And, as Usual, Wins Big

About one hundred undergraduates now at Harvard are the winners in a nation-wide talent search, but not one of them

Kopit Criticizes New York Theatre, Discusses Current Events in Dramo

"New York Theatre is basically hopeless," said Arthur Kopit '59 last night in the Danster House Junior Common Room. "I

Operation Match

If you stop to talk to Jeff Tarr, Dave Crump, or Doug Ginsberg for a few minutes, you'll find them

Anti-War Marchers Clash with Hecklers On Boston Common

One thousand marchers, bothered by persistent hecklers, converged on the Boston Common Saturday to protest the war in Vietnam. At

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.