Robert Decherd

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Credit Where Due

R EADING PERIOD BEGINS tomorrow, and for the first time in almost a decade, Harvard's student population will spend the

The Critical Distinction

V ICTOR GOLD, Vice President Agnew's former press secretary, wrote a fascinating piece on the Watergate debacle for Sunday's New

Two Kinds of Shields

T HE HYSTERIA ABOUT shield laws for newspaper reporters has subsided since the national media saturated American readers in January

Scarce Commodities

D ALLAS, Texas -- It has always been something of a mystery to Harvard's resident population exactly what Harvard's president

One-to-One Rat Race

A N ARTICLE in Monday's Crimson noted that Stanford University, by eliminating a rule restricting its enrollment to a 60-40


S HOULD THE GRADUATE Student and Teaching Fellow Union strike scheduled to begin today come off as planned, it will

Play It Again, Sam

A N INTERCEPTED communication to Woody Allen from M. Deacon Dake '73, First Class Marshal: "Dear Mr. Allen: "Please do

Hardshell Realism

O NE REPORT FROM MIAMI Beach following the Democratic Convention last summer portrayed the November election as a test of

Teen-Agers Are On the Wagon

With a euphoric clinking of glasses and a daring sip of Mai Tai cocktail. 18-year-olds entered the ranks of legal

The Silent Spring

A BANNER HEADLINE in The Crimson early in the Spring of 1970 set the tone for April and May that

Victory for the Press?

O N JULY 12, 1971, twelve days after the United States Supreme Court had ruled by a 6-3 majority that

The Faculty's CRR

F ROM AN ACTIVIST'S perspective, the seemingly interminable debate over the Committee on Rights and Responsibilities has polarized the College

A Parting Shot

O NCE, ABOUT A year and a half ago, The New York Times asked me whether there was any evidence

Dunlop Heads For Nixon's Washington

Dean Dunlop's resignation yesterday to become head of President Nixon's Cost of Living Council should come as no surprise to

Sixteen Members Of Faculty Council Condemn Bombing

Sixteen members of the Faculty Council yesterday joined the resurgent opposition to American involvement in Indochina by endorsing a strong