The last word

(Canscene) — What do we mean by patriotism in the context of our times? I venture to suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility … a patriotism which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

Adlai Stevenson (1900- 1965) twice Democratic candidate for president, appointed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations by John F. Kennedy.

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