Education: Rockefeller Brotherhood

On Manhattan's Riverside Drive, just north of the famed Riverside Church and close to Columbia University, stands a massive brick building named International House. John D. Rockefeller Jr. built it, and over its big front door he had inscribed: THAT BROTHERHOOD MAY PREVAIL. Today students of 50 nations live in International House. Last week, although some of their native countries were at war with each other, inhabitants of International House reported that in their house brotherhood still prevailed.

International House originated on the Columbia campus one day before World War I when...

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