The Question: A little known fact about this Deerfield Academy alumnus (whose courage is immortalized in a bestselling memoir and a 1975 Emmy nominated movie) is that he corresponded with Albert Einstein while still a student at DA. Who is this student?
The Answer (Provided by Albert Einstein):
May 16, 1946
Dear Mr. Gunther:
I have read with interest the remarks contained in your letter of May 10th …..
So begins Professor Albert Einstein’s reply to DA student John Gunther, Class of 1947. A copy of both Mr. Gunther’s and Professor Einstein’s letters are currently on display at the library.
Library Question of the Month Winner: Congratulations to Ashley So whose entry was randomly selected from the 8 correct answers.
Many thanks to DA Archivist Anne Lozier who recommended our February Library Question of the Month.