YOUTH: Valley Forge: 1950

From nearly every town in every U.S. state and from 20 foreign nations, 46,634 Boy Scouts swarmed into Pennsylvania's Valley Forge last week. They were more or less controlled by hundreds of harried Scoutmasters with benign faces and bony knees. The occasion: the second National Boy Scout Jamboree (the first: 1937), probably the biggest gathering of boys in one spot in the history of the Western Hemisphere.

In the green, wooded valley, many speakers spoke many ringing words, but to these the Scouts paid little heed. They stood lackadaisically in formation, answered commands with a muffled "Get a load of...

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