Education: After Columbus

One morning this week a ketch-rigged three-master put to sea from a Brooklyn shipyard. It was captained by a famed racing yacht skipper, Paul Hammond, and among its crew were Harvard undergraduates, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight W. Morrow Jr. (see above) and the wife and eldest daughter of Harvard's Professor Samuel Eliot Morison. Professor Morison sat tall and erect in the bow, clutching a copy of Christopher Columbus' journal in one hand, a notepad and pencil in the other. The professor and his companions were setting out on a Harvard expedition to retrace part...

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