Education: Back to Abnormalcy

The last time Walter Hallstein saw the Statue of Liberty, he was wearing the uniform of a prisoner of war. Last week ex-Wehrmacht Lieut. Hallstein was back in the U.S., dressed this time in the neat suit befitting his eminent position as Rector Magnificus (president) of the University of Frankfurt. He had come to teach at Washington's Georgetown University and make a year-long survey of U.S. education. This week Georgetown students heard him describe university life in 1948 Germany, and learned that by comparison U.S. collegians, for all their congested campuses, have it pretty easy.

Musical Chairs. About 22,000 students —twice the...

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