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it should not be dependent upon inter- more intelligently and more adequately and Nation, and to have an understanding of national politics.

doing constructive things in the area of the nations and people of the world. Too often small industries and special- juvenile delinquency. When I make this

4. All youth need to understand the sig.

nificance of the family for the individual and ized agricultural crops have been ruth- comment I, of course, wish to be under

society and the conditions conducive to suclessly sold down the river as a conces- stood as believing that one of the very

cessful family life. sion in making agreements. I do not material factors entering into juvenile 5. All youth need to know how to purchase believe that any industry that is useful delinquency is parental delinquency. and use goods and services intelligently, and beneficial to our civilization should Mr. Speaker, I do not make this state- understanding both the values received by be sacrificed for the sake of a trade ment without bearing in mind the very

the consumer and the economic consenegotiation. enriching and enlightening experiences quences of their acts.

6. All youth need to understand the methIt is my understanding that the rep- I had several years before I came to this

ods of science, the influence of science on resentatives of foreign countries nego- great legislative body when I had the

human life, and the main scientific facts tiating trade agreements have with responsibility of being the chief juvenile

with responsibility of being the chief juvenile concerning the nature of the world and of them representatives of the industries county officer for a time in the Los An

man. being considered for trade negotiation. geles Juvenile Court, and then later also 7. All youth need opportunities to develop I am also informed that the American having the benefit of enriching and en- their capacities to appreciate beauty in litnegotiators do not extend this same lightening experiences by reason of mem- erature, art, music, and nature. privilege to American interests. I be- bership on the California State Board of 8. All youth need to be able to use their lieve this situation should be corrected Education. Education. My recital of these expe

leisure time well and to budget it wisely, bal

ancing activities that yield satisfactions to by the administrative agencies, or Con- riences on my part are made primarily

the individual with those that are socially gress should act to see that the proce- so that you and my colleagues may be

useful. dure is corrected. I believe that Con further enabled to appraise my strong

9. All youth need to develop respect for gress should set up the rules in order approval of these 10 points, and of my

other persons, to grow in their insight into to protect the economy of our own own remarks at this time made in con- ethical values and principles, to be able to country. nection therewith.

live and work cooperatively with others, and The time has come when this whole Here, for instance, is the text of two to grow in the moral and spiritual values of situation must be brought into the open. important telegrams I have received

10. All youth need to grow in their ability GATT has its next annual meeting in

from the State of California. The first Why should con- is from Roy E. Simpson, superintendent clearly, and to read and listen with underGeneva in October. Why should Con

to think rationally, to express their thoughts gress not have an observer at that of public instruction at Sacramento, and standing. session? Why should our State Depart

is as follows: ment delegation not report to Congress? Have been advised House Appropriations Why should anything like GATT ac- Committee has eliminated all Federal ap

What Could He Expect? tivities be carried on without prior propriations for State and White House Conauthorization by Congress? These ques

ferences on Education, Advisory Committee tions have been left hanging too long. Education. Because of need to study vital on Education and Cooperative Research in

EXTENSION OF REMARKS They should be answered without fur

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educational problems I urge your support of
ther delay.
Federal funds for these purposes.

HON. CLARE E. HOFFMAN
The second is from Hon. John Anson
Ford, chairman, Los Angeles County

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Imperative Educational Needs of Youth
Board of Supervisors, and is as follows:

Wednesday, July 21, 1954
Understand the House Appropriations
EXTENSION OF REMARKS Committee deleted $165,000 for support of

Mr. HOFFMAN of Michigan. Mr.
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juvenile delinquency project of the Chil- Speaker, if Syngman Rhee, a true pa

dren's Bureau. This is the only Federal triot, has been aware of current events, HON. CLYDE DOYLE

activity we know of that attempts to bring just what did he expect when he came OF CALIFORNIA together law enforcement, juvenile courts,

to America on his last visit? probation, and welfare on a national level IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES to combat the growing tide of juvenile de

He must have known that for several Wednesday, July 21, 1954

linquency. Certainly hope that this rela- years a group of Americans, whatever

tively insignificant sum can be restored to may have been their intentions, are Mr. DOYLE. Mr. Speaker, by reason

continue this important work. This special doing their utmost, by entangling us in of unanimous consent heretofore grant- project has made a real contribution during the affairs of other nations, to destroy ed me so to do, I am pleased to herewith the last 3 years. Will you please do what American independence. present for your cordial attention and you can to have the appropriation restored?

They have succeeded in letting other benefit, as well as the same for all of

And following is the text of the 10 nations shape our foreign policy, insisted my distinguished colleagues the text of points which I have heretofore referred that as the years went by, we build up 10 points entitled "Imperative Educa- to and which are considered by the Na- the strength of potential enemies, one of tional Needs of Youth.” This list was furnished me by one of the distinguished tive educational needs

tional Education Association as impera- whom, the Communists, they now say

of American threaten world domination. We have public school educators in the great 23d youth.

given billions of dollars to other nations, District, which I represent this my 8th

IMPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF YOUTH year in the House. It came to me from

more than a million American casualties Prof. Jack Robinson, superintendent of

(EDITOR'S NOTE.—Much of the program to contain communism abroad, while

here at home, through positions in the the Paramount Unified School District at planning in high schools throughout the Paramount, Los Angeles County, Calif. imperative educational needs of youth. The country today is based on the following 10 Federal Government, we have subsidized

Communists in policymaking positions, The communication from Professor list was drawn up by the educational policies in our Robinson called my attention also to an commission of the National Educational As

National Government, fed,

clothed, and sheltered them-yes, as article in Collier's magazine, June 11, sociation.)

American boys died all over the world 1954, by Dr. Paul Elicker entitled "How 1. All youth need to develop salable skills Good Are Our Schools?”

and those understandings and attitudes that allegedly fighting communism, until toMr. Speaker, believing I have a right make the worker an intelligent and produc- day it is doubtful if there is a country in to assume you and all my other col

tive participant in economic life. To this the whole world where the body of some leagues fundamentally agree with the 10 rience as well as education in the skills and end, most youth need supervised work expe- mother's son does not lie, the bones of

some wife's husband lie buried in the points listed and enumerated herewith, knowledge of their occupations.

sea-here in Washington the National I wish to emphasize that I think we in 2. All youth need to develop and maintain

Government has coddled, protected, and Congress, together with the legislators physical fitness and mental health.

encouraged them. at the State level of public responsibility,

3. All youth need to understand the rights and duties of the citizens of a democratic

Well do I recall the days when Martin as well as at most other levels of public society, to be diligent and competent in the Dies, Joe Starnes, yes, and the present and official responsibility, are not yet performance of their obligations as members Vice President, Richard Nixon, were paying sufficient heed to the necessity of of the community and citizens of the State fighting Communists; when members of

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