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then came in--this was the board of the Inter-American Press
Association--and he came up to each one of us. He would be
introduced, but he knew something about each one of us, and our
particular interests, and he was able to ask just the right question
of twenty-five different assorted characters. We were all
mouth-open, knowing he'd come from shaking hands with five hundred
people, and suddenly he's shaking hands with twenty-five people, and
is able to concentrate as he gets the name, you know--
Do you remember what he asked you?
I'm not sure.
Is it accurate to say that the beginning of Luce's less direct
involvement in the editorial product was moving to Rome? Which would
Oh, sure. Sure, yes. He was gone most of the time
for four years?
Three or four years. Then he came back, then he--when was
his heart attack, 1960?
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