Education: For Adults

While some of our intellectuals have contented themselves with classifying and ridiculing "morons," "yokels," "boobs" and "babbitts," others have devoted constructive mental energy to solving the ineluctable problem of the country's cultural amelioration. One such is Dr. Frederick Keppel of Manhattan, onetime Columbia University dean, onetime third assistant secretary of war, onetime foreign chief for the Red Cross, onetime U. S. Commissioner in the International Chamber of Commerce, latterly (since 1923) president of the Carnegie Corporation.

In the current Yale Review, the leading article, "Education for Adults," comes from his pen....

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