Education: Resurrected Platitude

Even country schoolteachers have outgrown the platitude: "Be good, and maybe you'll grow up to be president." But last week in Iowa, the platitude was given such new life and validity that its vogue may well return at once.

When President Hoover's train pulled into West Liberty, Iowa (see p. II). Secret Service men lifted Mrs. Mollie Brown Carran, 73, aboard. "How are you, Herbert?" she asked proudly as they posed for photographers. She had been his first schoolteacher. She listened to a band of moppets singing "Iowa," saw the President accept a...

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