Education: Class of 1911

After 25 years I am an utter failure, morally, mentally, and financially. . . .

When slight, sandy-haired Sportswriter John Roberts Tunis read that confession from a classmate in the 25-year report of his Harvard Class of 1911. his curiosity was aroused. Sportswriter Tunis, who is not only a prime authority on tennis but the author of many a thoughtful magazine survey of U. S. education, inspected 540 more such intimate autobiographies. Likewise stirred was his Classmate Laurence Leathe Winship, scholarly Sunday editor of the Boston Globe, who on John Tunis' suggestion sent...

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