"morally bankrupt"

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Fri Apr 16 14:29:21 UTC 2004

I was reviewing a manuscript by a writer friend in which he has a character
say "morally bankrupt" in May 1964.  No way, I told him, the term "morally
bankrupt" is and has been used exclusively in discusssions of the Vietnam War and
had not been invented by May 1964.

Which of us was right?

      - James A. Landau

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