Education: Dumbarton Nuts

It was a South Carolina schoolteacher's idea: why not plant acorns from Dumbarton Oaks in schoolyards across the U.S., to grow into trees of international good will? The National Education Association, all hot for it, rounded up teams of Boy Scouts to cover Dumbarton's grounds once a week.

Last week, NEA discovered that there probably would not be enough acorns to go around. Squirrels have been grabbing all the best nuts.


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