Education: Kudos: Round 2

Arrayed in their red-white-and-blue caps and gowns, the 117 graduating students of Eisenhower College in Seneca Falls, N.Y., were waiting politely for inspiring words from their main speaker, World Magazine Editor Norman Cousins. Cousins, however, was nowhere to be found, so Trustee Chairman and ex-NATO Commander General Lauris Norstad announced that he himself would read a homily delivered by Eisenhower back in 1950. As for Cousins, he had confused his dates and gone out golfing. "I have been invited to make about 100 commencement talks in the past 30 years, and this is...

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