"What is wrong with us?
"It is in the air we breathe. The things we do. The things we say. Our books. Our papers. Our theater. Our movies. Our radio and television. The way we behave. The interests we have. The values we fix.
"We are, on the average, rich beyond the dreams of kings of old. Yet something is not there that should be--something we once had."
These anxious words instantly struck a chord. Forty-one American newspapers and magazines reprinted them. Letters and phone calls flooded the office of Cleveland Press editor Louis Seltzer to tell him he had put...