“Columbia Ousts Two Professors Foes of War Plans”

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Two members of Columbia University Faculty – Professor James McKeen Cartell of the Department of Psychology and Assistant Professor Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana of the Department of English and Comparative Literature – were ousted from the university at a meeting of the Trustees yesterday afternoon upon charges that they had disseminated doctrines tending to encourage a spirit of disloyalty to the Government of the United States.

Source: The New York Times (2 October 1917)

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