quote from Warren Buffet (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue Nov 8 19:17:04 UTC 2011

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> Bill Mullins wrote
> > Heard on Marketplace radio on the way to work this morning,
> > to Warren Buffet:
> >
> > "You never know who's swimming naked until the tide goes out."
> It is a nice quote and I was able to push it back to an AP article on
> June 21, 1988 in the Free Lance-Star. But Barry Popik had already done
> this. He found the AP article in Advocate of Victoria, Texas. As Bill
> discovered, the speaker was Robert Clarke:
> Google News Archive
> 21 June 1988, Victoria (TX) Advocate, "Comptroller Says Some Banks Can
> Rebound Easier," pg. 12B, col. 5:
> "In other words, when the economic tide goes out, you find out who is
> swimming naked," Clarke told the Stonier graduates.
> (Comptroller of the Currency Robert L. Clarke --ed.)

Forgot about GNA, and while I was looking it up it occurred to me to
check Barry's site, but I didn't.

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