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July16, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 16

For the record

Published in the July16, 2008 issue

A memorial for John Todd Cowles ’34 in the Nov. 5, 2003, issue of PAW misstated the length of his marriage to Toffee Lee Cowles, who survives him. The two were married on May 1, 2002.

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Going back: Reunions as a motivator

In response to: Princeton is my life coach

By Margot E. Levin ’88

Published in the July16, 2008 issue

Going back: Reunions as a motivator I agree with my classmate Jeff Gordinier ’88 on the role of Reunions as a motivator (Perspective, May 14). However, I would broaden his definition of the “Princeton family” to include local residents, who also have high expectations of the...

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Going back: Reunions

By Tom Carnicelli ’58

Published in the July16, 2008 issue

Fiftieth Reunion, 2008 The clouds have parted — the P-rade will go on! But not too swiftly. We wait and wait, The fresh mud menacing our white bucks. We are standing in front of Nassau Hall, In the spot where graduated 50 years ago. “The old codgers have to go first,”...

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Cultural insensitivity

In response to: Theorists vs. hands-on activists

By Ronald H. Fischer *67 p’92

Published in the July16, 2008 issue

In a June 11 letter to PAW, criticizing an article about Randall Kennedy ’77, the Rev. George A. Bates ’76 cites other individuals who in his mind better exemplify “courage and compassion” and stand up for “truth.” If Rev. Bates is interested in truth, two of the people he...

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More Goheen tales

In response to: Robert Francis Goheen '40 *48 Memories of a leader who mastered the art of listening

By Bernard S. Adams ’50

Published in the July16, 2008 issue

In the fall of 1952, I joined the Princeton admission staff under Bill Edwards ’36. Joe Bolster ’52 and I were the only staffers. A few years later, Bob Goheen invited me to spend a couple of hours daily helping him with the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Program — from 4 until 6...

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