Marshall, not long after returning from Paris [in 1953], called Kennan into his office. "After discussing the problem on which we were to work he said that he had only one piece of advice to give: 'Avoid trivia.' That was a nice laconic piece of advice, wasn't it?"-- Quoted by Tom Ricks.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Thus blogged Anderson ... on or about Monday, November 28, 2011