Education: First Since Hitler

Hermann Nickel, who was four years old when Hitler came to power, is 18 now. Last week, he was bound for New York, on his way to little Union College at Schenectady, where he will study political science and learn about U.S. democracy. He will be the U.S.'s first post-Hitler German exchange student. His two sponsors: the Institute for International Education (TIME, Nov. 4) and the Schenectady Rotary Club, which will pay for his room & board.

Ever since V-E day, Hermann has had his sights set on the U.S. He read all the...

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