Education: Ideologies

A Reagan library for Stanford

Establishing a presidential library on a college campus has become almost as difficult as winning an election. Although private committees usually raise funds for the construction and the Federal Government takes care of maintenance, potential host campuses and communities have rejected the libraries on all sorts of grounds. Cambridge, Mass., effectively blocked a Kennedy library at Harvard because the city feared too much traffic. After heated debate, Duke University in North Carolina decided it did not want to erect a memorial to its law school alumnus Richard...

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