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Russell Baker
(1925-____) born on
Aug 14
US journalist, author, humorist. He was a columnist for the "NY Times;" won a Pulitzer, 1982, for his autobiography, "Growing Up."
Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it.

In today's highly complex society it takes years of training in rationalization, accommodation and compromise to qualify for the good jobs with the really big payoffs you need to retain a first-rate psychiatrist in today's world.
A new star with a tremendous national appeal, the skill of a consummate showman.
It was dramatic to watch [my grandmother] decapitate [a turkey] with an ax the day before Thanksgiving. Nowadays the expense of hiring grandmothers for the ax work would probably qualify all turkeys so honored with "gourmet" status.
When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible -- cowards and fools.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: x
R: The New York Times," 21 Mar 1968
A: On President John F Kennedy at his first televised press conference; in NY "Times," 26 Jan 61
N: In NY "Times," 27 Nov 85
K: On use of seat belts, "The Belted Coward" NY "Times," 2 Feb 85

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