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Colleges Decry New Anti-Terrorism Clauses in Grants

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Colleges Decry New Anti-Terrorism Clauses in Grants

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Colleges Decry New Anti-Terrorism Clauses in Grants

Colleges Decry New Anti-Terrorism Clauses in Grants

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Nine of the nation's leading universities contend that new language in grant agreements could chill academic freedom. The Ford and Rockefeller foundations have added anti-terrorism language to their grants, out of concerns that funds may be used for violent causes. The schools contend the language is too broad. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.