Crisis at Columbia

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COIDMBIA  #  SPECTATOR.
 

rOVM9C9 ICÎ7
 

Vol. CXII No. 112
 

NEW YORK, N.Y., TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1961
 

FIVE CIiNTS
 

Fordham   Resigns





From   Fact  Board



Pcnn Dcan Qucstions Own Impartialily:

 Amstcrdam Appoinlcd lo Fili Vacancy

               í-yMICHAELSTERN

 Jefferson B. í'ordham, ivho ii'as níinied Sunday to the Executive

Committee's fact-findiní. commission on fhe causes of the recenl

terday.

 Dr. Fordham, who is currently dean of the School of Law at the U-

niversity of Pennsylvania, ivill be succeeded on the  commission by

Anthony. G. Amsterdam, a professor of laiv from the same school.

 ln a prepared statement, Professor Fordham said,'-After aceept-

ing membership upon Ihc Coltimbia fucl-tiudiug committee, uiĸier great

time  pressurc, I called to mind a recent talk hefore a group of Yale

alumni In wtiich I spoke critically of student sei-.ure of adminĩstra-

                   ......:e_ and holding of admin-
 

City Rcport Accuses

Studenls of Causing

Violence bv Poíice
 

Walsh, firstdeputypoli

sioner,  added that "]

punclied, bitten ant!

many attempts made
 

u'as found to Ijc k.rger tiian ex-



 Tlie report recommendcd tliatin

the future ivhcn sudden eniergen-

cies require botli uniformcd and

non-uniformed personnel to be

pressed into immediate sei-viee,
 

 'l'he .c. ileitienl i.ent on tt

that although he fell íhat he i

'•serve with the requisite im

tiality," he did not "want lo

any risk of impairiiií;ihc _;."_.

ness of thecommission,* anc

-.accordingly  ivithdrai.ing
 

Strikers Picket Class Buildings

Truman  Warns of  Police  Use
 

iERT B. STULUERt
 

 Dr. Truman made thc



ference in Low Library, according

to a sookesman for United Prcss

International. Campus reporters



conference held shortly after Dr.

Truman completed a walking tour

of pickctcd Uníversity btiildiugs.

 "They arc not going toclosethis

L'nivcrslty," Dr. Truman said,re-

ferring to student demonsti-ators

ii'ho are striking formal classes in

an attempt to gain sevcral con-



Thc student demands lasl month



Ja.vs ol' Mmlutll ]j]'ii|i'-ls.
 

Trustees   Award  Pulitzer  Prizes
 

Facultics Dccidc On  Grading Policics
 

    e tlial



 Mr. Styron won thefictionaward

fur lii.i 'vidcly-accliiimcd "ficlion-

al biography"  of Nat Turner, a

Virginia slavc U'ho lcd onc of the

feiv blacli i-ebellions in the ante-

bellum South.



iiivarded, five inthefieldof letters,
 

 l::u bii >:_.:.laliv lĩi-i/c l'or

mi.irs, 192.-;...* Hc re-

c l'uliuei' l't-i'-c lor His-
 

-tory of Civilization

:\riel I-urant, was



  Bernard  Bailyn
 

award for his "The Ideologicai

Origins of the American Revolu-

tion," and "The Hard Hours* hy

Anthony Ilccht received the prize



 The Meritorious Public Servĩce
 

í'rcss-iaiterprise of liiver-

Califiii-nia, for its expose ol

    í thc handling ofprop-
 

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tmed
 

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iorates,* 1-r.Truman staled,

call-in of city police is not t



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