Education: War at Commencement

Almost to a man, the orators of 1941's commencements talked about Adolf Hitler. Excerpts from last week's oratory:

Robert Maynard Hutchins (at University of Chicago): "When we talk about freedom, we usually mean freedom from something. . . . Freedom of the press is freedom from censorship. ... A free world is simply a world free from Hitler. But freedom must be something more than a vacant stare. . . . When we get political freedom, the important question remains: What shall we do with it?"

Charles S. Desmond (a judge of the New York Court of Appeals—at University of Buffalo): "Unhappy and...