Education: Sober Statistics

Harvard has never felt chagrin at its Class of 1910 which featured such celebrities as Columnists Walter Lippmann and Heywood Broun, Poet Thomas Stearns Eliot, Communist John Reed, New York's Representative Hamilton Fish Jr., Economist Stuart Chase. The Class of 1911, however, sported so few notables 25 years after graduation as to prompt Sportswriter John Roberts Tunis, Harvard 1911, to publish a pessimistic portrayal of his classmates' aspirations and accomplishments (Was College Worth While?}. Most distinguished member of 1911, in the consensus of the class, was Cartoonist Gluyas Williams, who shone...

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