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Howard Yale McClusky: Adult Education Pioneer and Statesman

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Many questions can be answered by studying past and current leaders: How has the lifelong learning profession made various turns in its historical road? Who has made the various contributions to its current state of development? Why is there even an adult education field? These are only a few of the many questions we explore by studying our own mentors. Thus, this article is an analysis of the role Howard McClusky played in the development of the adult education field, a description of his various contributions, and from that some implications for better understanding and carrying out of personal roles.

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