James Freedman, a former president of Dartmouth College who fought intolerance and anti-Semitism at the school, died of cancer Tuesday at age 70. Freedman, who was Jewish, died of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In 1997, he recounted the history of anti-Semitism at Dartmouth in a speech, emphasizing that such attitudes were in the past.
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