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R. W. Apple, Jr.
(1934-2006) born on
Nov 20
US journalist. He was the Washington. DC. bureau chief of the "NY Times," 1993-; author of "Europe: An Uncommon Guide," 1986.
         
   
F
Aspects of life here civility, courtesy, coziness have always bound Britons to their country . . . They are part of the British myth, along with lovely countryside, dogs and horses, rose gardens, the Armada, the Battle of Britain.

R
American Danish can be doughy, heavy, sticky, tasting of prunes and is usually wrapped in cellophane. Danish Danish is light, crisp, buttery and often tastes of marzipan or raisins; it is seldom wrapped in anything but loving care.
A
A first hint of the power of the electronic media to bring disaster directly into living rooms came with the radio broadcast of the explosion of the zeppelin "Hindenburg," in 1937 . . .
N
The sense of national catastrophe is inevitably heightened in a television age, when the whole country participates in it.
K
Some of our best journalists take themselves even more seriously than the politicians they write about.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In NY "Times," 9 Oct 1985.
R: "The Danish Worth an Ocean Voyage" NY "Times," 22 Nov 1978.
A: in NY "Times," 29 Jan 1986.
N: On explosion of Challenger space shuttle; in NY "Times," 29 Jan 86
K: In "Readers' Digest."
   


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