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Moynihan Declines

By Compiled FROM College newspapers

PHILADELPHIA--Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.) has withdrawn as graduation speaker this year at the University of Pennsylvania.

In a telegram to the university, he cited negative student reaction and a busy schedule as his reasons for withdrawing.

A group of black students had threatened to boycott graduation if Moynihan spoke because of his recommendation ten years ago to the Nixon administration of a policy of "benign neglect" for racial minorities.

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