â€”"What would now be considered sexual harassment was a subject of anecdotes rather than outrage; one editor, a man with an unfortunate shape and a reputation for chasing researchers around his desk, was known, behind his back, as the Horny Avocado."
â€”"I think one develops a built-in sh-t detector throughÂ wide readingÂ of other peopleâ€™s work."
â€”"OnÂ March 17, 1969, President Richard M. Nixon began a secret bombing campaign in Cambodia, sending B-52 bombers over the border from South Vietnam. This episode...resurfaced recently in an unexpected place: the Obama administrationâ€™s 'white paper' justifying targeted killings of Americans suspected of involvement in terrorism."
â€”"If you had to quickly flee both your home and country, what one possession would you make sure you take with you?"