(Bettmann / Contributor)

Vol 7 No 4 Winter 2024

The Sixties’ Lost Promise

Historian Ellen Schrecker’s new book, The Lost Promise: American Universities in the 1960s, tells the story of how the US system of mass higher education took shape and then fell out of favor with the public as political events, above all the Vietnam War, pulled it apart from within — all in the span of a decade. […]

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