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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 1955 - File 002. 1955-06. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 19, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/1539/show/1471.

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 6, June 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date June 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
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  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Transcript -fiMe ". . . there is no calamity which u great nation ran invite which equals thai which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice ami the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor beneath which arc shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness. Carl Ri ssem. Fish The Path of Empire "The I nited States began its existence by making 'liberty' its chief goal. Liberty note is coming to be replaced by another objective -'security.' Ind men are being induced into surrendering liberty in order to obtain it. Hut uH that happens is that they lose their liberties -and the) do not obtain security." Carli le B. II n m.s "Is World Security Possible" These Times Magazine, \jiril. 1955 "One of the great casualties of our generation has been the decline of indignation. /' e have become so calloused by the grief and tragedy of the world that our awareness has been completely blunted." Dr. \bram Leon Sw h \k Presidenl nf Brandeis \ niversity "He who looks with pride upon thr history which his father* have written by their heroic deeds, wlio accepts with gratitude the inheritance which they have bequeathed to him and who highly resolves to preserve this inheritance unimpaired anil to pass it on to his descendants enlarged and enriched, is a true American, be his birthplace or his parentage what it may." \a m w \bbott from "Think'* (IBM magazine) February. 1955 "ll ere we directed from Washing/on when to son- and when to reap, we should soon want bread.' —Thom \s Jefferson "lo sin by silence when they should protest makes eonards of men." \l.K\ll \ M I.im Ol N Persons submitting quotations which are used in ihis column Mill receive one- rear subscriptions to Farts Forum Newt, If already a subscriber, the contributor may designate another person t<» whom the award subscription will |>e sent, or he may wish to extend his present subscription-! Hi- sure to list the authors and sources of all quotations. Of, by, and for Facts Forum News readers Parents See Crux in SNUX In hundreds ol U.S. communities, groups nl parents have l>een rebelling against tne school grading system known as SN1 X the marks stand, respectively, for "Normal growth is taking place,11 "More effort should be made," "I nsatisfactory work," and ''Needs special help." Many parents maintain thai the S or "Normal growth i- taking place" grade doesn't real!) t<'ll how their children arc doing in school. One dissatisfied parent rommented, "This type of grading tends to rendition the mind for socialism and communism." \ former Kansas school superintendent asserted, "When one rails for the abolishment of all competition in the classrooms, and doing away with rewards for superior efforts, he i- merely advocating for the childhood level the same things tli.it the Communists are demanding in our society for the adult level." He added that such a policy carried to the extreme would prepare children more For communistic regimentation than for free- enterprise society. In one city, 82 per cent of the voting parents chose to abolish SN1 X and to restore VBCDE report rank Vnother new grading system simply offers an SN report card for "Satisfactory progress" and "Needs improvement.*1 Some communities have eliminated reporl cards altogether there are no grades of anv kind. "The Struggle for Our I hildren's Minds" series !>> Howard Whitman in Collier'-, included this facet of the Vmerican school situation. On the Firing Line Again Subversive activities in the midwestern ami southwestern states are being exposed through the semi-monthly letter, ANR Report, edited l>\ Kail Baarslag, former editor ol the American Legion's Firing Line, and published by American National Research, Inc., I'. 0, Box 57, Dallas, Texas. For twenty-five years, Baarslag has been battling communism. He .served on the Communist Desk of the Offi.-e of Naval intelligence in Washington during World War II and i- a former national Legion director of countersubversive activities. Baarslag, who twice each month pinpoints those whose action- (and often inaction) do harm to Vmerica, i- one ol the very few nationally-known experts ommunism who has never been a Communist party member. / \ R Reporl nol only exposes the MISTAKEN bul also enables the reader to identify them. On the March Against Communism Write- Neil K. Wetterman fr Cin. innati, Ohio: •*I have recently founded I he Protect Vmer- ica League, Inc. nt Greater Cincinnati. \\ e are an organization dedicated to the furtherance ol sell and community education pertaining to the facts and philosophies of the (lommunist conspiracy. "This program is being carried out throng1! the distribution ol literature, the sponsoring ol seminars and speakers For the general public and especially high - I I -indent-. Currently we are compiling, in addition to the above, an individual and organizational system ol records so as to avail ourselves of the necessary information to alcrl our citizens oi any individual, organization: or project-? that might advance the cause of communism...- Books Beat Comics to a Pulp The Free Public Library at New Bedford, Ma—., ran out nl hook- after only aboul an hour of it- books-for-comies swap. More tha" l.Diio youngsters rounded up over 100.000 comic books to deplete tlie library's supply "* 800 books offered in its 10-to-l exchange (limit of five library books per child)- Swamped by the swap, the library had tn reorder aboul 3,250 books in keep it- end of the bargain. Librarian Laurence G. Hill said he was "surprised hut very pleased" at ihe response- Sea stories ranked high on the li-i <>f "swap books11 chosen by the older children. However, grades -even to nine pul "I >.iv v Crocket! firsl ("leading In hundred- nf yards!" according to the library ). Student Government Day Observed Vlso in New Bedford, Student Governmenl Day Ls observed annually al the high school. \t this time, pupils a—nine duties of school officials and teachers. Everett S. Vllen, assistant in the editor " The Standard-Times of New Bedford outlined for the students ihe benefits of the Vmerican heritage for today's youth and traced th« sociological, economical, ami scientific devel* opment of Vmerica. "De-piie all these ace plisl 'in- we Vino it harder to raise a national spirit in t»* United State- than in anv other country '" th.- world," Mr. \llen asserted. ^Patriotism sometimes becomes a 'corny' thing." He wenl nn tn -a\. 'Thi- country need- Ihi milli°" salesmen for the country to realize the fs*? we have whal we have nol license, bul -''' ADA Supports "The Investigator" Despite protest-, from the Vmerican l.eiii""' the Pleasantville, Y V. Hoard of Education unanimously approved presentation oi a '"" troversial film and a phonograph record, "'''' Investigator," in it- junior high sel I. , The movie, a filmed transcript of Edward R. MuiTou's television interview with Dr. ■': | Roberl Oppenheimer. along with the record satirizing congressional investigations, wer* arranged for nighl -how in- hv ihe ( entr* Westchester ■ hapter ol Vmerican- foi Democratic Vction I \l> \ i. In the words ol the Farts Forum Vrjj* reader who submitted this information, "'''," surrender ol the Pleasantville school hoard .'■ this case was shocking. Despite the fact thg .ill left-wing teachers and their propagsndJ are barred from the schools, this partiruWJ school hoard prant- permission tn use __t|!' school for propaganda purposes at night! (ON THK ALERT—Keep thi- eolin"" informed of patriotic activities in .*"' area by writing "Headers Report," li'''" Forum, Dallas I. Texas.)
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