Gail Heriot Reviews The Chosen by Jerome Karabel

By Gail Heriot
February 03, 2007
The modern university got its start on September 2, 1945, on the decks of the U.S.S. Missouri, when representatives of Emperor Hirohito and the Imperial Japanese Army unconditionally surrendered to the Allied Forces. The end of the war meant that millions of American men and women would be coming home to resume lives that had been interrupted by war. Many hoped to enter college. Thanks to the G.I. Bill, signed into law a year earlier by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, their hopes were within reach....