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Basic Books, 10 East 53rd St., New York. N.Y. 10022.267 pp. $19.95. Author: Robert Klitparcl
At Harvard, 7.1 percent of all incoming freshmen are black. If the admissions committee were to choose students only on the basis of their Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores, that figure wo~ild fall to 1.1 percent.
So reports Klitgaard, former special as- sistant to Harvard president Derek Bok, in a statistics-laden study of the...