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i.S. education system
Ralph Nader, the consumer advocate best-known for
his book "Unsafe at Any Speed", Thursday morning
criticized the "needless dicotomy" in American
. . Nader told the audience of about 1,500 at the
Nebraska State Educational Assoc. convention that
schools should teach people not only reading and
writing, but also how to become better citizens.
t"lt's not enought to send out bright, well-trained
students," he said. "That doesn't make a better
Consumer education should be integrated into the
classroom, ha said, not handled as a separate course.
The study of American history should highlight the
industrial history of the nation, not just the military
and political growth, he said.
Nader criticized the "deep strain of masochism in
youth cultures. The "somewhat fashionable" emphasis
on smoking, drinking, and drug use should be
reversed, he said.
Teachers should avoid the tyranny of the textbook,
Nader said. Specifying a certain book for a class, he
said, "limits teachers' and students' imaginations."
College students, he said, shouldn't pigeonhole
themselves into their field of study, pointing out that
students should be interested in areas other than their
"Human problems don't come in rivets," he said.
At a press conference earlier Thursday morning,
Nader criticized Carl Curtis and Roman Hruska,
Nebraska's two U.S. senators, who did not support
Nader said the senators had not voted to end a
filibuster keeping the Agency for Consumer Advocacy
Bill from passing the Senate. This agency, he said,
would advise agencies regulating health and safety
Most of the senators in surrounding states, he said,
now support the bill.
' ''See how unique Nebraska is," he said. """
Nader said that wage and price controls will be
imposed within the next few months, describing
President Gerald Ford's proposed measures regulating
the economy as "not strong enough." The Whip
Inflation Now (WIN) campaign will not do the job, he
The government, Nader said, is too interlocked by
private Interest groups which obstruct consumer
"The present government and economy makes it very
hard for a person to find due process," he said.
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