Monday, June 26, 2017 How W&L's liberal arts shaped my journalism career
It was 1951. I was a sun-tanned 17-year-old boy from a small town in Texas who hopped off a bus in Lexington, Va., with one aim: to study journalism at Washington and Lee University. But I soon discovered that the journalism courses would have to wait. W&L “forced me” to take a full load of liberal arts courses in my freshman year.