Education: Divorce Week

Last week, amid a swarm of holiday conventions, the U. S. Youth Movement reduced itself to an absurdity. It was a week of earnest debate about war & peace, of quarrels among friends and enemies.

From it emerged a fact that the recent heyday of the American Youth Congress had obscured—youths differ among themselves as much as with their elders. At week's end, its differences clarified, Youth sorted itself into a variety of organizations and galloped ardently in all directions.

Their lineup, reading from left to right: American Student Union, organized in 1935 by...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!