HEROES: Dewey, Lindbergh

It may be true that heroes are made, not born. But it is a fact that many a hero has unmade himself.

Inhabitants of France, Belgium, England and the U. S., heaping glory, poetry and publicity upon 25-year-old Captain Charles Augustus Lindbergh, found him so natural and so tactful that they predicted he would never unmake his fame. Was not the same immortality predicted for 61-year-old Admiral George Dewey in 1898?

Dewey. Surely, it was a modest, a natural, a lovable, a well-pre-pared man who uttered the command :...

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