Education: Schools & The War

"Walk along our streets, look at the people you see, look into our taverns with their vast patronage of both sexes and most ages. Anyone who thinks that a nightclub is a place to prepare for an all-out war has another think coming. We need to shake off these cocktail, nightclub and roadhouse years, with their loose thinking, loose habits and health-destroying tendencies. Health will win this war."

So Stanford's dour President Ray Lyman Wilbur admonished U.S. educators, convened last week in lusty San Francisco, whose bars were jampacked with soldiers & sailors.

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