We are all immigrantsin the long view that Miss Buck expresses
in our leading article this month. And so we present one of the outstanding
public monuments in the United States, Maurice Sterne's memorial for
Worcester, Mass., to the settlers of New England, as it looks from the
rear: to give a sense of a procession of America's discoverers and settlers
in which weforeign-born and native offspringmarch after
these earlier men and women. Mr. Sterne, who is a distinguished painter
as well as sculptor, came to this country from Russia as a boy of twelve.