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Pete Hamill
(1935-____) born on
Jun 24
US journalist, author. He was a journalist for the "New York Post;" wrote " The Gift," 1973 and "Flesh and Blood."
         
   
F
I don't ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful.

R
The best newspapermen I know are those most thrilled by the daily pump of city room excitements; they long fondly for a "good murder"; they pray that assassinations, wars, catastrophes break on their editions.
A
Say what you will about him . . . Ed Koch is still the best show in town.
N
It's odd being an American now. Most of us are peaceful, but here we are again, in our fifth major war of this century.
K
He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric, and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and thousands of others are either angry or consoled.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Esquire Magazine."
R: In NY "Times," 11 Nov 1984.
A: On NYC Mayor Edward Koch, "Act III" NY "Daily News," 1 Sep 1985.
N: Commenting on Gulf War.
K: On NYC Mayor Edward Koch, "Act III" NY "Daily News," 1 Sep 1985.
   


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