Education: Mr. President

Of all the Yanks who ever appeared at Oxford, Howard E. Shuman of Morrison, Ill. seemed just about the Yankiest. The son of a county farm agent, Shuman was a brash, bright 25-year-old, who had earned one B.A. in economics at the University of Illinois and another at Michigan before he got a Rotary International Fellowship to New College, Oxford. Once at Oxford, he seemed determined to set fire to the Thames (which Oxonians know as two branches, the Isis and the Cherwell). One of the first things he did was to join the...

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