Education: School for Internationalists

A new school with a sesquipedalian name this week sent its first alumnus to work in the State Department. The School of Advanced International Studies and Foreign Service Training Center was under way.

Many a U.S. college and university has taught the fundamentals of international law, diplomacy and foreign trade. And until the State Department stopped giving examinations for the Foreign Service in September 1941 (it will start again after the war), there were several Washington cram schools which undertook to stuff candidates with the right answers. But until S.A.I.S. set up shop, in a remodeled brick office building on Washington's...

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