Education: In Old Virginia

Through the hot days in Charlottesville the campus was less tranquil than in other Julys; a new class of freshmen swarmed over it, the first class that would ever remember college as having started not in autumn but in summer. They might also remember that their first days of school coincided with a big palaver held by their elders: University of Virginia's 16th annual Institute of Public Affairs. Some freshmen might even remember a few things that were said.

For example, there was a Midwestern newspaperman, now an Under Secretary of Agriculture, who went to the Institute to speak with obvious admiration...

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