Ivory Tower

Higher Ed and the Third Reich

"Although academicians were the Americans most conversant with European affairs, few engaged in public anti-Nazi protest. As many working and lower-middle-class Americans marched in the streets and struggled to organize ...

American Colleges and the Nazis

http://ideas.blogs.nytimes.com/ June 22, 2009 Today’s idea: American universities had amicable ties with Nazi Germany in the 1930s — a record of indifference, complicity and collaboration leading into World War II that stemmed ...