WASHINGTON: The Chicago Connection

Official Washington has often seemed to be an employment agency for the Ivy League. Even before Franklin Delano Roosevelt brought down all those bright young men from Harvard, Yale and Princeton, graduates of the Big Three and the other Ivy schools were almost beyond counting in Government. There are still hordes of them around, but after seven years of Republican rule in the White House, so many men and women from the University of Chicago have moved into Government's command structure that Washington has begun to talk about "a University of Chicago...

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