Education: What It Takes

Colonel Charles P. Summerall Jr. and Colonel Stephen E. Stancisko, commanding officers of the R.O.T.C. at Harvard and Yale respectively, are both seasoned soldiers who would never make it a habit to disregard suggestions from topside. But when it came to the latest Army Department gimmick for luring college men into R.O.T.C., Colonels Summerall and Stancisko drew the line. The gimmick: a stickily written little comic book which R.O.T.C. commanders were authorized to distribute to incoming freshmen.

The book, Time of Decision, tells the story of blond, blue-eyed Ted Wright, a shy, tongue-tied freshman at "State." Poor Ted was very unhappy as...

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