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The Big Test: The Secret History of the Meritocracy

The story of the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or the SAT, is the story of a few influential thinkers who determined the fates of several generations of Americans without the need for elections or laws. Author Nicholas Lemann, current national correspondent for the New Yorker and outgoing dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, tells that story.

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