Old School Tie-Up

Boston's venerable Lowell Institute refused to admit its age. Last week it joined with six local colleges and universities to form the Lowell Institute Cooperative Broadcasting Council. The purpose: to broadcast learned lectures as a typically Boston bluestocking scheme of adult education. All seven Boston radio stations accepted the plan, which would be financed by stations and colleges, share & share alike. To the Lowell Institute it was one more opportunity to advance the cause of learning which had been the Institute's job for more than a century.

It was not the Institute's...

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