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Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(1919-1988) born on
Jun 17
US educator, diplomat. He was professor of Law and President of Yale U. (1963-77); noted for his resourceful handling of student protests.
Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.

If I take refuge in ambiguity, I assure you that it's quite conscious.
While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader.
The function of a briefing paper is to prevent the ambassador from saying something dreadfully indiscreet. I sometimes think its true object is to prevent the ambassador from saying anything at all.
I'm very curious to know what the hell they're saying on the phone, but I'd be more worried if they weren't talking.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Inaugural address 11 Apr 64
R: On appointment as president; in NY "Herald Tribune," 14 Oct 63
A: Urging newspaper editors to indulge creativity of young reporters; in NY "Times," 30 Oct 64
N: To English-Speaking Union, Edinburgh, 8 Sep 77
K: On direct contact between heads of state, in London "Observer," 10 Jun 79

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