Education: Hotbed of Liberty

It was an official holiday in the town of Princeton, NJ. Mayor Minot (Mike) Morgan Jr., a Princeton University graduate ('35) himself, had urged all 7,719 townsmen to "lay aside normal tasks" in honor of the university. Flags hung from windows and fluttered from lamp posts. At 9:30, the presidential train from Washington pulled slowly into the station. Harry Truman, who never went to college, had come to get his tenth honorary Doctor of Laws degree and to help celebrate Princeton's sooth year.

For Princeton, last week's academic blow-out capped what one guest, the...

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