Education: Freie Universitat

Its largest lecture room was once a subway car barn, its campus is still the city streets, its study halls are still the handiest park benches. Yet in three lean years, the Free University of Berlin has grown into a vigorous symbol of academic liberty. While its famed pre-Nazi counterpart, in the East sector of Berlin, withers and dies from an overdose of Communist dialectic, the Free University may well become the birthplace of a more widespread liberal education than Germany has ever before attained. Last week the young institution got a generous...

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