National Affairs: Embarrassment

A year ago, thousands of citizens attended memorial banquets on the seventieth anniversary of the birth of Woodrow Wilson. To the banqueters and the country it was announced that the Woodrow Wilson Foundation would give $25,000 each to that man and that woman, aged 20 to 35 who would write the best 2,500-word essays entitled: "What Woodrow Wilson Means to Me."

The contest closed in October. Last week the result was announced—or lack of result. Some 10,000 citizens had tried to make Woodrow Wilson mean $25,000 to them. But, with the seventy-first anniversary...

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