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Posts on 11/16/99

Presidents Kennedy and Johnson

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/16/99 7:13 am) Tor Guimaraes echoes my concern about the media and says:      Since this is a very broad topic which needs dissection before analysis, ...

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Discussion on Sports

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/16/99 5:15 am) Sports, which worldwide are replacing war and/or religion, have an immense international importance. Our debate about sports has revealed wide differences, from th ...

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Posts on 11/15/99

Francisco Franco

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/15/99 5:22 pm) WAIS Fellow Stanley Payne is the leading U.S. authority on modern Spain. He writes:      I have just come back from a very successful wee ...

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Santiago Ramón y Cajal

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/15/99 5:21 pm) Spain is very proud of Nobel laureate Ramón y Cajal. He was closely associated with the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid, where I lived. His death in 1934 ...

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Literature: Faction vs. Fiction, Pope Pius XII

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/15/99 8:14 am) False, i.e. fictitious testimony, i.e. fiction, is intolerable for anyone obsessed with the need for responsibility and fair justice. Take the case of Pope Pius ...

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Posts on 11/14/99

Sports: Bullfighting

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/14/99 5:23 pm) A.L. Kennedy, On bullfighting ( Yellow Jersey Press, 1999, pp 184) confirms my belief that the García Lorca-bullfighting aficionados, including Hemingwa ...

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(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/14/99 5:16 am) Salah Feteih jumps to the defense of rugby, referring to his experience in Toulouse, which is the capital of French rugby :      I can ...

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Posts on 11/13/99

The Future of WAIS

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/13/99 6:44 pm) We wish to thank those who have responded to the appeal for contributions to the WAIS Development Fund. We wish also to thanks those who have contributed their service ...

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Texas: Good Manners?

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/13/99 7:14 am) The excellent C-Span program on President Lyndon Baines Johnson, to which we devote a special posting, featured a discussion of cattle with the ranch manager. If t ...

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Social Justice

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 11/13/99 1:49 am) Some WAISers have criticized Linda Nyquist's concern for social justice and her lingering admiration for Fidel Castro. On the first charge, let me say that at le ...

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