AbstractBeing a somewhat cynical appraisal of a few of the many works dealing with the Columbia uprising that began in April of 1968, to wit: Jacques Barzun. THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: HOW IT RUNS, WHERE IT IS GOING, New York: Harper and Row, 1968, xii + 311 pp. The Cox Commission. CRISIS AT COLUMBIA - REPORT OF THE FACT-FINDING COMMISSION APPOINTED TO INVESTIGATE THE DISTURBANCES AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN APRIL AND MAY 1968, New York: Vintage Books, October, 1968, xiii + 222 pp. Charles Frankel. EDUCATION AND THE BARRICADES, New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1969, 90 pp. James Simon Kunen. THE STRAWBERRY STATEMENT: NOTES OF A COLLEGE REVOLUTIONARY, New York: Random House, 1969.