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Author Stringfellow Barr was the appropriate voice for the task. A brilliant and acerbic Rhodes Scholar and World War I veteran, Barr had taught history at the University of Virginia, headed a center at the University of Chicago, and served as president of St. John’s College, Annapolis, where he founded that institution’s great books curriculum. 4). The timing was perfect. In the anxious post-Sputnik era, universities began reaping the rewards of space racing through greatly increased federal funding from the National Defense Education Act and other projects.
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