long pole in the tent

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Jan 8 02:06:41 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 12:22:38PM -0500, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> At 1/7/2008 11:54 AM, Joan H. Hall wrote:
> >I also cautioned the researcher that the 1947 quote wasn't verified.
> Joan and Jesse, would a letter to the editor of the Sunday Magazine,
> from one or both of you, be useful?

I doubt there'd be much point, but a letter to Safire might
ensure that there's a correction in the inevitable book

Jesse Sheidlower

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