God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or, Pearls Before Swine - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

This chapter focuses on the character of Eliot Rosewater. He was born in 1918 in Washington D.C. and spent his life on the East Coast and in Europe. He left Harvard Law to serve in the Army in World War II and met his wife Sylvia in Paris when he was recuperating from battle fatigue. He returned to the States, finished law school, and became the president of the Rosewater Foundation. He opened a townhouse in New York and an office in the Empire State Building because of his work with the Foundation. He was serious about his work with the Foundation, even though he was a very heavy drinker. In the six year period from 1947 to 1953, he disbursed over fourteen million dollars for various projects, trying to improve the lot of mankind. He funded projects for birth control clinics, fighting cancer, fighting racial prejudice, alcoholism, and...

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