Thursday, April 5, 2012

Letter from Wooster College President Charles Frederick Wishart

Letter from Charles Frederick Wishart*, President, Wooster College, 1919-1944 | June 8, 1939 | re: Jesse Halsey's candidacy for Vice Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church

*According to the Wooster College website, President Wishart was dubbed "Master of the Spoken Word," and "eloquently defended Wooster's decision to teach evolution against attacks by William Jennings Bryan in 1922, three years prior to the famous Scopes trial."

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