Education: Yank at Bonn

In the great hall of the University of Bonn one day last week, retiring Rector Ernst Friesenhahn stood before 1,000 students, professors and guests to say a few words about himself and his successor. "It seems symbolic to me," said he, "that a rector who was refused a teaching position by the Nazis in 1933 is succeeded by a rector who was dismissed by the Nazis in 1933." Thereupon, anti-Nazi Ernst Friesenhahn, who will return to teaching law, took off his crimson cap and gown, handed the symbols of his office to anti-Nazi Werner Richter.

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