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July 10, 2013

Vol. 113, No. 15

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Sotomayor '76's experiences

In response to: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor ’76

By PHILIP D. DIGGDON ’54

Posted on July 2, 2013

Every Princeton person should read My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor ’76 (A Moment With, March 6) and Sonia Sotomayor: The True American Dream by Antonia Felix. I wrote Justice Sotomayor how, as the son of immigrants and a Princeton janitor, I experienced many of the emotional...

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Celebrating lost alumni

In response to: Lives lived and lost: An appreciation

By ART BROWN ’46

Posted on July 2, 2013

I, too, appreciate the new feature on alumni who have passed away and are most deserving of our celebration of their lives. It so happens that of those included in the Feb. 6 issue, I had the pleasure of working for Nick Katzenbach ’43, a giant of a leader, and of developing...

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Evolution's predecessors

In response to: IDEAS: When Darwin isn’t the answer

By CHARLES W. MCCUTCHEN ’50

Posted on July 2, 2013

History red in tooth and claw, or the evolution of evolution. Before Professor emeritus John Bonner (Campus Notebook, April 24) was Darwin. Before Darwin, there were at least three others.   “The theory of natural selection, or survival of the fittest, was suggested by...

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A lottery for admission

By JAY LEHR ’57

Posted on July 2, 2013

The recent movie Admission certainly showed Princeton in a great light. I thought the movie was fabulous as a dramatic comedy, and it indeed showed the admission program very accurately. As one who has served as a member of the Schools Committee in central Ohio for 30 years, I...

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Awareness, and silence

In response to: Hidden lives

By ROBERT TELLANDER ’60

Posted on July 2, 2013

Dick Limoges ’60 was by the luck of the draw my freshman-year roommate in Pyne Hall. Along with two others, we moved into Joline Hall our sophomore year. Twenty-two years later, we met for lunch at the Princeton Club of New York. Dick told me then that he was “out” and gay. I...

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