Joe Kennedy remarked the other day that the trouble with this country is that it has too many persons who are specialists in other people’s business. Maybe he meant editors — maybe lawyers. We have this at least in common, that we both take great liberty with the affairs of the public. And I am indebted to the press for so many suggestions about my work that I must begin payment by returning a few hints about yours.
December 28, 1938
Address before the New York Press Association, Onondaga Hotel, Syracuse, New York, January 28, 1938, RHJP Box 35.
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