Education: Lang Time

"There must be no drinking whatsoever," declared tight-lipped General Charles Pelot ("Fight 'Em All") Summerall, retired U. S. Army Chief of Staff, when in 1931 he assumed the presidency of The Citadel, South Carolina's military college at Charleston. General Summerall's order was at once amplified by The Citadel's Commandant, Lieut. Colonel John Walton Lang, who announced that no cadet might "carry, transport, move, hold, possess, own, have . . . receive, accept, give, offer, sell, buy, or drink" any intoxicating liquors.

Citadel cadets admire Commandant Lang no less than they do General...

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