Thursday, December 31, 2015

Quote of the Day for 2015-12-31

"Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power."

Joan Didion (1934-     ) "7000 Romaine, Los Angeles 38," Slouching Towards Bethlehem, "The Howard Hughes Underground," The Saturday Evening Post, August 23, 1967

Howard Hughes, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, and Grover Whalen in a ticker tape parade, celebrating Mr. Hughes' record-breaking flight around the world in 3 days, 19 hours, 14 minutes, and 10 seconds (July 15, 1938)

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