James Bryant Conant

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Person.png James Bryant Conant  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(chemist, academic)
Born1893-03-26
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Died1978-02-11 (Age 84)
Hanover, New Hampshire
RelativesJennet Conant
Member ofCentury Group, Committee on the Present Danger/Members

Employment.png United States High Commissioner for Germany

In office
10 February 1953 - 5 May 1955

Employment.png President of Harvard University Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
October 9, 1933 - September 1953

Employment.png United States Ambassador to West Germany

In office
May 14, 1955 - February 19, 1957

Co-founder of the original Committee on the Present Danger. Researcher into poison gases.

Schools

Conant's 1959 book-length essay, The Child the Parent and the State mentioned in passing that the modern schools we attend were the result of a "revolution" engineered between 1905 and 1930. This mention was how John Taylor Gatto first discovered that modern forced schools were intended as an effort to dumb down the populace.[1]

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