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|Iohn F. Kennedy reflected this difficulty with his often-quoted aphorism that |
Washington is a city of "southern efficiency and northern charm."' Novelist Willie
Morris reflected the same ambiguity in The Last of the Southern Girls (1973I
when he ...
|Please, God, says the Washington prayer, don't let the voters figure out what a |
good thing they've given us. Don't let us get ... Jack Kennedy spoke the truth
when he said that Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm
|John F. Kennedy famously pointed out its contradictions in his wry comment that |
Washington was “a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.” Even more
important than DC's geographical location was its unique experimental nature –
|But by the early 1790s, a new city was under construction on the Potomac, and at |
the dawn of the 19th century the federal ... John F. Kennedy, not kindly, once
described Washington as “A city of southern efficiency and northern charm.
|The fundamental fact about Washington is that it was created for a definite |
purpose and has been developed, with many ... Through These Men, 1956 5
Somebody once said that Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and
Northern charm ...
|"People judge your appearance in the first 20 seconds, and in Washington you |
can't afford to be perceived as slick" Clockwise from top: Barbara Bush ... (JFK's
line that it was a "city of southern efficiency and northern charm" did not help
|WAR AND PEACE WASHINGTON, D.C. A pacifist believes peace should be |
everyone's business because war may be everyone's funeral. The peace of ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern
|Their battleground was Washington, and their weapon was rapid transit. Though |
John F. Kennedy famously derided Washington as a city of southern efficiency
and northern charm, in his deeds he was a friend of the city, especially in ...
|JFK once famously derided Washington as a city of southern efficiency and |
northern charm. Before Kennedy, it was a town comprising mostly southerners,
whites and blacks, but even after JFK swept in with a new crowd, from Boston
and New ...
|Life in the government of the United States is a special kind of life because it is |
life in Washington. The Founding Fathers ... Washington, as John Kennedy said,
is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm. Yet Washington has, of