Education: War and Play

If Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton, Britain fears the next war may be lost in London's alleyways. A year ago the Government began a campaign to make all Britons physically fit, and last week British citizens undertook a crusade to provide playing fields for the 5,000,000 British children who have no place to play but city streets.

Recreation leaders know that unless a playground is within half a mile of the child's house, he will play in the streets. To U. S. children. WPA has brought thousands of new playgrounds in...

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