A factual of the accomplishments of the international education board from 19-19, the story of a foundation which expended millions between wars to promote education, establish laboratories, finance research in science, agriculture, the humanities. All this at less than the cost of half a battleship. A tribute to the originator of the idea, . Methods used -- projects launched -- war ravages . And now, another war calls a halt. War negates science, puts democracy in eclipse, but cannot destroy the roots of what has been accomplished.