Education: Institute of Politics

Up to drowsy, Berkshire-cradled Williamstown, Mass., there climbs panting, every Summer, a special train freighted with potent financiers, learned professors, bustling lesser statesmen and inevitable news gatherers. They are greeted by beaming President Harry A. Garfield of Williams College. For the space of a lunar month they constitute The Institute of Politics. Last week President Garfield opened the proceedings of the Institute as chairman for the sixth time, benevolently urged 300 delegates assembled for discussion to discuss. Present and discursive were: Paul Harvey, onetime editor of the one-time International Interpreter,...

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