College apologizes to professor labeled a communist and fired in 1962

Retired Grove City College president showed up at 93-year-old Larry Gara’s house 53 years after firing to say ‘I want to express my regret’

In the thick of the Cold War, the small Pennsylvania college where Larry Gara was an outspoken history professor called him a bad teacher, labeled him a communist and unceremoniously showed him the door.

Now, 53 years later, the school says it’s sorry.

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