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Re: [Phys-L] ITT Educational Services (ITT Tech) closed all 130 campuses

[bc]An urban myth, rather good tho. ;<

last paragraph of this reference follows.... 
"Update, September 25, 2012. Historian John Steele Gordon concurs with the January 15, 2009, update. He also recalls Dirksen making the statement on Johnny Carson’s show. With regard to the lack of hard documentation authenticating the phrase, Gordon writes, “But I really don’t see a historiographical problem here. It’s long been attributed to Senator Dirksen and several people, including myself, remember him saying it at the same time and the same place. For this historian, at least, that’s good enough.” [Gordon to Mackaman, e-mail, September 25, 2012, Dirksen Information File]"For me, not so much mythical, just the [always fallible ] memory of several witnesses, agreeing on time and place.
Brian W
On Sunday, November 15, 2020, 02:12:51 PM CST, bernard cleyet <> wrote:

Better late than never: 

On 2016/Sep/06, at 10:51, John Denker <> wrote:

"A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon, you're talking real money."
            -- Everett Dirksen

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An urban myth, rather good tho. <

bc  …  probably read this first on Snopes. 

p.s. Appropriate to assign to Everett. 
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