In 1970, Roger Freeman, a Hoover Institution economist and a key educational adviser to Nixon then working for the reelection of California Governor Ronald Reagan — defined quite precisely the target of the conservative attack on tuition free college education in an article that appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle:

“We are in danger of producing an educated proletariat. That’s dynamite! We have to be selective on who we allow to go through higher education.”

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