Dr. Alan Marshall from the Community College of New York’s Department of Public Speaking on the merits of teaching poetry to children to improve their vocabulary and diction. Program is cut short, but resumes with outro for segment.
Note: Alan Marshall would go on to denounce situation at City College's Department of Public Speaking. See http://digital-archives.ccny.cuny.edu/thecampus/1938/APRIL_62_19/00000210.PDF
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