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John Gunther
(1901-1970) born on
Aug 30
US journalist. He became famous for his series of sociopolitical books describing "Inside Europe," 1936; also wrote "Death Be Not Proud," 1949.
         
   
F
The first essence of journalism is to know what you want to know, the second, is to find out who will tell you.

R
What interested me was not news, but appraisal. What I sought was to grasp the flavor of a man, his texture, his impact, what he stood for, what he believed in, what made him what he was and what color he gave to the fabric of his time.
A
Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea.
N
It's the equivalent of putting on the brakes suddenly while driving uphill.
K
There are no generalizations in American politics that vested selfishness cannot cut through.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: On figures profiled in "Procession," 1965.
A: Of America.
N: On writing magazine articles to pay the travel expenses engendered by writing books, in "Saturday Review," 13 Dec 1962.
K: Inside U.S.A.,1947
   


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