Speech at the Dedication of Mt. Providence Junior College, Baltimore, Maryland

September 12, 1966


Baltimore, MD

We are coming to understand that much of what is wrong with our education system is precisely that it is too much involved with government. Impersonal bureaucracies, however well-intentioned, operating from efficient remote headquarters, are no substitute for the intimate involvement of community—of home or church, of local voluntary association, and—in the last analysis—the active concern of individual human beings.