People, may 5, 1952

Lost & Found

Princeton's President Harold W. Dodd's offered a Chicago audience a new label for the troubled times. Said he: "Americans once called it the Engineering Age, but it has become the Phenobarbital Age because of the national anxiety neurosis which has developed through lack of spiritual values in life and education . . . The fatalism with which people talk about the future of the Republic, the amount of time and money devoted to 'hot rod' pleasures, the level of current standards of sex relations, and the immoderate use of alcohol as...

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