The Theater: Classic Class

I venture to believe . . . that in the future men will point to St. John's College and say that there was the seedbed of the American Renaissance. So said Pundit Walter Lippmann three years ago.

The seedbed last week put up its first sprouts. St. John's (Annapolis, Md.) is the college which four years ago set out to prove that the soundest college education to train future U.S. leaders is study of 100 chosen classics. Of an original class of 20, six students were graduated. (The rest flunked or quit.) Four of the...

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