National Affairs: Sons

Last week many a smart son of a smart father came under the public eye:

John Coolidge, who could not greet his parents when they passed through Burlington, Vt., because he was busily engaged in economics classes at the University of Vermont.

Paul Mellon, whose father guided him through Rome and pointed out "the glory that was. . . ." Paul had recently emerged from his Freshman year at Yale, where he was awarded a prize for "excellence in English composition" and was also elected to the Yale Daily News.

Warren F. Pershing, who enrolled as...

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