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title:

Herman B Wells at Southeast Asia Treaty Organization

image number:

P0022054

description:

A non-cited press release attached to the reverse side of this image reads, in part: "The United States sent Herman B Wells...to the Preparatory Commission on University Problems organized by SEATO, and at the opening session held at Sala Santitham, Bangkok, January 25, he declared: '...the first line of defence of freedom is the classroom; in the long run, only the educated can remain free and independent. And every step on the road to social and economic progress likewise is determined by education - - good, popular education open to all, and education for excellence for those with uncommon talents.'"

date taken:

1960 January 25

personal name:

Wells, Herman B

corporate name:

Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO)

corporate name:

Preparatory Commission on University Problems

topic:

College administrators

topic:

Education

city:

Bangkok

state:

Thailand

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Wells, Herman B

folder:

1960 - Southeast Asia Treaty Organization