Education: Typical Princetonian

Princeton, which has been variously described as a country club, a college and a university, has made at least two notable gifts to the nation: 1) Woodrow Wilson, 2) the Veterans of Future Wars. The V.F.W. was an inspired outfit which advocated immediate payment of a $1,000 cash bonus to every U. S. citizen who might some day serve in a foreign war (TIME, March 30, 1936). Last fall, with World War II at hand, a prepayment bonus not quite in sight, eight Princetonians formed another society concerned with war: the In & Out...

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