West Point Reading Requirements

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  1. Annie
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    Jeff, is this true?

    http://betsyspage.blogspot.com/2006/11/reading-nyt-at-west-point.html


     
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    I believe it is true. I had a friend who went to school at West Point and they had to read not only the Times, Washington Post, etc.
     
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    When I was at the Naval Academy, we got to choose a newspaper from a list to subscribe to. We had to read, for comprehension, at least 2 articles a day.
     
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    I'm sure brass has good intentions here. The NYT is liberal but still the "paper of record" for the U.S. They want cadets to be worldly and wise. I'm sure West Pointers are bright enough to see the liberal bias where it appears.
     
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    On a positive note, it will help to prepare cadets for the multitude of biased articles that will be written about them when they serving.
     

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