Education: Tennessean in Morocco

The venture started with an itch to travel, but when Teacher James Hamlett's westbound airliner began bumping through rough air over Texas, the itch turned to queasiness. At Dallas, Hamlett phoned the State Department in dismay. He had quit a job as a French and Spanish teacher at Knoxville College to take a teaching job in Cambodia under the U.S.'s International Educational Exchange program. He still wanted to teach, he told Washington, but could something be done about the air currents? He hung up reassured; there was passage available on a ship, and it did not much matter that the ship...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!