You would have to understand the United States in the 20th century

From the Daily Telegraph’s obituary of Gore Vidal:

To understand Nixon’s career you would have to understand the United States in the 20th century, and that is something that our educational, political and media establishments are not about to help us do

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One Response to You would have to understand the United States in the 20th century

  1. Too bad. It’s even harder to understand the US in the 21st century.

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