“The relationship between a liberal education and freedom is good sound American doctrine. … I regret that during the last several decades we have had a tendency to overlook this important American fact. And I think we are paying the penalty for our shortsightedness in unexpected ways.”
Thus Wendell Wilkie, in a 1943 speech at Duke University. What would he say today? I can’t help but wonder.
To read the entire January 25, 1943 Time article from which this quotation is drawn, click HERE.