Education: Yale & Harvard Week

Last week Carl Sandburg, poet and biographer of Lincoln, went to the oldest and third oldest universities in the U. S. to get honorary degrees. Harvard and Yale greeted him affectionately. Sandburg, wearing a gown but no cap, his white mane and rugged face gleaming in the sun, gave their commencements a flash of homely Americanism, a flash just bright enough to illumine the shadow of European affairs that all but blacked out their gay, traditional ceremonies.

At Yale occurred the first of two extraordinary events in Sandburg's extraordinary week. There Lord Lothian, British Ambassador to the U. S., rising to...

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