Hutochins Urges Opening U.S. Doors to Refugees
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Hutochins Urges Opening U.S. Doors to Refugees

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America should be made a refuge for “those who will not live without liberty,” President Robert M. Hutchins of the University of Chicago declared last night in a nationally-broadcast address. “For less than the cost of two battleships,” Dr. Hutchins said, “we could accommodate half a million refugees from totalitarian countries for a year.”

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