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DORGAN WAITS CONANT REPLY BEFORE ATTACKING RUSSELL

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Thomas Dorgan, legislative agent for the City of Boston, and arch critic of the appointment of Bertrand Russell to the post of lecturer at Harvard is holding his free until he receives a reply from his letter to President Conant.

If the reply is unfavorable Dorgan plans to lead the fight against Russell into the courts. He said last night that the McGeehan decision in New York baring Russell from City College was "very sound" but that he believed there was a stronger case against Russell in Massachusetts.

Dorgan claims that the Massachusetts Constitution prohibits Harvard to hire Russell because of his "immoral writings."

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