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Feb. 3, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 8

Arabs and public opinion

In response to: Walking and talking in the Arab street

By Dalia Mahmoud ’98

Published in the February 3, 2010 issue

As an Arab-American Princeton alumna, I welcomed the cover story regarding Professor Amaney Jamal of the Near Eastern studies department in the Dec. 9 issue. There is high unmet need within American society to start to debunk the negative stereotypes and slurs that have been...

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The importance of minority rights

In response to: Walking and talking in the Arab street

By Michael Singer ’77

Published in the February 3, 2010 issue

I read with interest Christopher Shea ’91’s article describing Professor Amaney Jamal’s studies of Arab public opinion. Professor Jamal’s polls offer the following insights: 1) “Muslims ... don’t want to be in a situation where there is going to be another 9/11 ... that could...

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Princo's investments

In response to: After the crash

By John Teevan ’68

Published in the February 3, 2010 issue

One of the most striking pieces I’ve ever read in PAW was about the ­alumnus who foresaw the 1929 crash and got Princeton’s money out of the market in time. Now I read the sad comment that “like most investors, Princo was blindsided by the near-­collapse of the financial system”...

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Tales of Orange Key

In response to: An hour-long view of paradise

By The Rev. Frank C. Strasburger ’67

Published in the February 3, 2010 issue

Wonderful article on the Orange Key (cover story, Nov 18), but it did contain one inaccuracy — that the story of the bulldog on the Chapel “grew out of a 1966 internal memo.” In fact, the opposite is true. In 1966, as chairman of the guide service, concerned less that we were...

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The president's agenda

In response to: A moment with...

By Charlton Price ’48

Published in the February 3, 2010 issue

Unlike My Fair Lady, excesses of presidential power are not “rather like a habit one can always break.” Professor Fred Greenstein (A Moment with, Nov. 18) says President Obama has “overloaded his agenda.” As if he had a choice! This president is “overloaded” because of prior...

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