The Autumn Garden dramaturgy: 1949 education

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Education

Eleanor Roosevelt expresses support in her newspaper column for pending legislation that would provide $300 million in federal aid to public schools. New York’s Cardinal Spellman, 60, opposes the measure because it would exclude parochial and other private schools, he calls Mrs. Roosevelt’s position “unworthy of an American mother,” but Mrs. Roosevelt immediately reiterates her support of the Establishment clause in the Constitution separating Church and state.

Harvard Law School announces October 9 that it will begin admitting women.

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