by N. W. - 1935
In spite of James Wechsler's bitter personal experience with educational reaction, Revolt on the Campus is by no means the "confessions" of a victim, anxious to get his sensational story before the world. On the contrary, the events in which he figured receive only the briefest treatment in this long parade of violent incidents, which have greeted American students as they wakened from their lengthy political nap. Although the book deals with such controversial material as the anti-war strike, Jew-baiting, investigations of "Red" activities in the universities, student picketing, and Vigilante violence, it is such a sober and aptly documented treatment of these facts that it should be on the "must" list of all people concerned with the mentality and activity of the youth of the country.
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