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DR. DOXEY A. WILKERSON, 88, an education expert who was a leader in union, civil rights and civic causes, died Thursday in Norwalk, Conn. From 1973-84 he was vice president of Mediax Associates, consultants for evaluating the Head Start education program. Early in his career, Wilkerson worked for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Advisory Committee on Education and for the Federal Office of Price Administration. For a dozen years, he was a Communist Party leader, serving on its national committee and was investigated by Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy. He resigned from the party in 1957, disillusioned by revelations about Stalin.

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