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Faulkner created Yoknapatawpha County. Welcome to García Márquez's Macondo.
The President and the Professor blocked out a daring course: “stop-go retreat” from Vietnam and manipulation of bigpower antagonisms. They took a first in Peking, covered ground in Moscow, and now, the election won, with or without Henry Kissinger at his side, the President has another four years in which to travel the new direction of international diplomacy. Where will it take us?
“Criminals in our penitentiaries are fine experimental material—and much cheaper than chimpanzees.”