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"Writers expect too much. They expect, like God, to begin with the word and end with rest on the seventh cay, which is the day when everybody reads the New York Times Book Review."
“ The Marquesa de Portago was married here yesterday afternoon to Richard C. Pistell, the conglomerateur, a one-time merchant seaman who has become the head of a multimillion-dollar industrial empire. —N. Y. Times.
It is not enough to increase the efficiency of our schools and colleges. The objective must be to create and maintain a humane society. So says Charles Silberman in this first of three installments from a major new examination of the schools. In this issue he documents how the system educates for docility, not for living. The material is adapted from Crisis in the Classroom, to be published in September by Random House.