National Affairs: Intoxicated

One night last week Dr. Edgar Wallace Knight, Professor of Education at the University of North Carolina, faced an audience of Southern teachers and students at New York's Columbia University Summer School. It was to be a semi-intellectual merrymaking, but Dr. Knight said:

"We Southerners work too little and brag too much. . . . We have become intoxicated with our own prosperity and progress. . . . The South is not yet an educationally advanced section of the U. S. ... In public libraries we are at the bottom of the list. The...

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