Class Struggle: Morton Sherman

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 12/09/2009

Why gifted classes are not enough: the Warren Buffett case

For Warren Buffett, school was a problem. He was so bored in class and so eager to pursue his business ideas that his grades fell and he dabbled in grand larceny. His prime target was Sears on Wisconsin Avenue. He stole hundreds of golf balls and once walked out of the store, unmolested, with a full bag of new clubs he had not paid for.

By Jay Mathews  |  10:00 PM ET, 12/09/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)