Education: Propaganda for Peace

Commissioner Hirshfield of New York City is not the only person who wants to purify the histories used in public schools. But whereas in his recent report (TIME, June 18) he recommended that American history be retold so as to preserve a prejudice against England, others over the country are urging an effort in the contrary direction. Between the two —what?

Before a meeting of the Institute on International Affairs at Cincinnati last week, Frederick J. Libby of the National Council for the Prevention of War complained that most school histories now in use emphasize...

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