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You went up to
We went up beyond in smaller boats.
The Sequoia is evidently too large to go up beyond
We looked at the space where the Kennedy Center for the Performing
Arts will be and at the ugly sections of Georgetown where
there is a big cement factory and some other very ugly buildings
on the river's edge, and Secretary Udall announced that they
had found means of purchasing them--everything but the cement
company--and it was going to be made into a highway and park.
The cement company seemed to be too much for the federal government.
Then we had lunch on the Sequoia, and there was a strange
kind of feeling of dissonance among the people. Some of the
Washingtonians who were heads of bureaus seemed not to be speaking
to other heads of bureaus, and one had the vague sense that
there was much competition and underlying crossfire that one
didn't hear but could just dimly feel.
How many people were there?
There were about 20, I should think. It was a most
beautiful day. It gave me a much better idea of the shape
and looks of the Potomac Valley than I'd ever had.
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