Letters

For the record

Published in the October 7, 2009 issue

The memorial for Charles B. Forcey ’47 in the Oct. 8, 2008, edition contained several errors. A corrected version appears on page 50 of this issue.

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Remembering Morgan Firestone '53

In response to: David Morgan Firestone

By Sally Brown Tange (Robinson, Patton)

Published in the October 7, 2009 issue

Things concerning Princeton have been a thread throughout my life that has been rewarding, fulfilling, and certainly inspiring. I now live in Montana, where the sky is large and blue, and I can see the Bridger Mountains from my back windows. I’ve been pushing back tears since I...

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Orange and black on the court

In response to: Tiger attire: Not just for Reunions

By George Brakeley III ’61

Published in the October 7, 2009 issue

At my club in New Canaan, Conn., where it is said I have the lowest unit-cost per set of tennis played, orange-and-black headbands are the uniform of the day for me, so much so that I get questioned on the very few occasions when I don’t wear one.

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More about Tiger attire

In response to: Tiger attire: Not just for Reunions

By Ted Taubeneck ’48

Published in the October 7, 2009 issue

Re “Tiger Attire” (Notebook, July 15): The ’48 blazer is rather jazzy, so I wear it on rare occasions when that’s suitable, e.g., my nephew’s funeral jazz parade in New Orleans; party with Guys and Dolls theme; and as board member of charity, at its fundraising auction. I...

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Wartime studies

In response to: Isolated at Princeton

By Grant K. Goodman ’46

Published in the October 7, 2009 issue

I am impelled to write the following in light of the comments of Sharath Raja ’88 re Hindi language courses at Princeton (letters, June 10).   In January 1943 a notice went up on the bulletin board that the U.S. Army was starting an intensive Japanese ­language school and was...

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