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On Education, program 25, part b

Title

On Education, program 25, part b

Subject

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

Robert M. Hutchins addresses his views on American education and educational institutions. He argues that the ideal education is not a specialized, utilitarian, or pre-professional one, but rather a curriculum calculated to develop the mind. The program opens with an excerpt from Hutchins's 1951 farewell address to the students of the University of Chicago. Nov. 17, 1962.

Creator

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1962

Rights

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Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Duration

19:13

Files

Citation

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977, "On Education, program 25, part b," in Digital Collections, Item #5223, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/5223 (accessed October 24, 2014).