Education: ... And Not Enough of Labor

Across the U.S. it was Commencement Time. A year ago, when the war was nearly won, Commencement orators talked of high hopes. To this June's speakers, they now seemed hopelessly optimistic.

At Harvard, Byron Price, wartime director of Censorship, gave the Phi Beta Kappa address. His hopes & fears were perhaps fairly typical of Commencement, 1946. Excerpts:

"Of all the nations, our own was best equipped in 1945 to point the way for the aspiring world. How shall we characterize the state of the Union today? Can we . . hold aloft as an example a national scene of confusion, hesitation and reviving...

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