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Dec. 17, 2008

Vol. 109, No. 6

Memories of Mao

In response to: President's Page

By Tom Gorman ’73

Published in the December 17, 2008 issue

In “What We Learned in China” (President’s Page, Oct. 22), Woodrow Wilson School Dean Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80 reflects on her one-year sabbatical in China with her family. I applaud Dean Slaughter’s choice of sabbatical and appreciate her generally perceptive insights on...

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Stevenson '22's work

In response to: Rescuing Stevenson ’22’s name from ‘loserdom’

By Edward A. Woolley ’51

Published in the December 17, 2008 issue

The Oct. 22 issue included a Notebook report on a seminar focusing on Adlai Stevenson ’22. One of his influences was on local politics in New York City. Many young people were so inspired by his principled, intellectual, and practical approach to politics that they began a...

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PAW's description incomplete

In response to: Rescuing Stevenson ’22’s name from ‘loserdom’

By Dorothy Bedford ’78

Published in the December 17, 2008 issue

Your article “Rescuing Stevenson ’22’s name from ‘loserdom’ ” was timely and informative, with one exception: The reference to Adele S. Simmons was offensively incomplete. Please let your readers be aware that she is former president of Hampshire College, former president of the...

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For the record

In response to: Never Again?

Published in the December 17, 2008 issue

A profile of Professor Gary Bass in the Nov. 5 issue mistakenly stated that Bass “supported the Iraq war.” In fact, Bass said in an interview that he was deeply ambivalent about the war. It did not qualify as a humanitarian intervention, he believes, because there was no ongoing...

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