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Daniel Boorstin
(1914-2004) born on
Oct 01
US historian. He is an influential social historian and educator known for his 3 volumes on American civilization in "The Americans."
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
It is only a short step from exaggerating what we can find in the world to exaggerating our power to remake the world.
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: On computerization of libraries; in NY "Times," 8 Jul 1983.
A: On why he writes at home from 6:30 to 8:30 AM, in "Wall Street Journal," 31 Dec 1985.
N: The Image, ch. 4, 1961.
K: in "Parade"

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