Education: Not Now

On the question of postwar compulsory military training, a large county was heard from last week. Representatives of some 600 colleges convened at Atlantic City (Association of American Colleges), heard an urgent plea for action from General Marshall, pondered, debated, then voted (210-to-35) that: 1) they are perfectly willing for every U.S. youngster to be conscripted for a year of Army training if they are convinced that it is necessary; 2) they are still far from convinced.† Their cautious arguments for delay: 1) it is too soon to say what our military needs...

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