[Ads-l] Request help Newsweek ProQuest for Frank Lloyd Wright quotation

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 8 14:52:15 EDT 2017


> Perhaps a list member with access to the Newsweek archive would be
> willing to search for the following quotation attributed to the famous
> architect Frank Lloyd Wright:
>
> If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.

This request has now been satisfied the old-fashioned way with a bound
volume of Newsweek. I will create a QI entry soon. Here is the
citation.

[ref] 1955 May 16, Newsweek, The Atomic Mr. Wright, Quote Page 98,
Column 2 and 3, Newsweek, Inc., New York. (Verified with scans; thanks
to Spokane Public Library, Spokane, Washington)[/ref]

Garson


On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 9:43 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 8:22 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com
>> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for your help Wilson
>
>
> You're very welcome, Garson. I kinda figured that you knew about that cite,
> this being your thing. But,
>
> Youneverknow. 😜
>
>
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> -Wilson
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