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Dec.8, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 5

For the record

Published in the December8, 2010 issue

The Nov. 3 cover story about Rex Lee Jim ’86 incorrectly reported the position of John Ager at the Newfound School in Asheville, N.C. He was a history teacher. Ager’s wife’s name also was reported incorrectly; it is Annie.

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Terms of war

In response to: The Medal of Honor

By Benjamin R. Beede *62

Published in the December8, 2010 issue

Thanks are due to Michael Goldstein for his article about Princetonians who have received Medal of Honor. I am sorry that terms “Spanish-American War” and “Philippine Insurrection” were used, however. To be sure, there is some debate about their use. Nevertheless, ...

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Honorable reporting

In response to: The Medal of Honor

By Richard A. Davis ’47

Published in the December8, 2010 issue

Princetonians of all generations should be proud of the thorough research and dedication of Michael Goldstein ’78, who not only has identified Princeton’s Medal of Honor recipients but also described their actions in combat. His recent article, “The Medal of Honor” (feature,...

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'Sacred language'

In response to: The poet as politician

By Scott McVay ’55

Published in the December8, 2010 issue

Thank you for the thoughtful, in-depth profile of Rex Lee Jim ’86 (cover story, Nov. 3), “the poet as politician,” who believes Navajo pride and self-determination begin with language. At the fourth biennial Dodge Poetry Festival in 1992, the year marking the 500th...

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'A blight on my Princeton experience'

In response to: New selection process proposed for clubs

By Chloe Kovner ’91

Published in the December8, 2010 issue

I have been reading with fascination the bicker debate in these pages, and recently attended a Princeton women’s conference where it also was discussed. I am happy to hear that the University has launched a task force to look into what is so clearly an exclusive and elitist...

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