Saturday, August 8, 2015

No passport: Note for a lecture, "E Pluribus Unum? What Keeps the United States United"

From Letters to the Editor, The Times Literary Supplement (July 31, 2015), p. 6:

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Sir, - "Most Americans have never been abroad and do not intend to go", writes David J. Wasserstein (Letters, July 3). A proudly patriotic Florida school board head recently explained why: "I don't need to visit other countries to know that America is the best country in the world."
David Lowenthal
Flat 22, Heron Place,
9 Thayer Street, London WI.

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