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|An obscure U.S. vice-president once said "What this country needs is a good five cent cigar." But in this frank, outspoken book, author John Kimberling argues that what this country really needs is a new political party.|
|Mark Twain You should treat a cigar like a mistress: put it away before you are |
sick of it. Disraeli Our country has plenty of good five-cent cigars, but the
trouble is they charge fifteen cents for them. ... What this country needs is a good
|Marshall, Woodrow Wilson's vice president, who said what this country needs is a |
good five-cent cigar. (I think it was Bugs Baer who said it first.) Herzog's version:
What this country needs is a good five- cent synthesis. INTERVIEWER Do you ...
|Albert Beveridge Progressive Party Convention, August 5, 1912 As far as anyone |
can tell, this was the birth of the word grassroots in American politics. What this
country needs is a good five-cent cigar. Vice President Thomas Riley Marshall ...
|What this country needs is a good five- cent cigar. THOMAS R. MARSHALL, |
REMARKTO J.CROCKETT, CHIEFCLERK, U.S. SENATE There are plenty of
good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What this
|In 1917, before the hazards of smoking were so clear, Vice President Thomas R. |
Marshall said on the floor of the U.S. Senate, What this country needs is a good
five-cent cigar. About a decade and a half later, Marshall's quip was revised by ...
|Men, Women, and Work Culture in American Cigar Factories, 1900-1919 Patricia |
Ann Cooper ... made by Vice- President Thomas Marshall during a Senate
debate on the needs of the country: "What this country needs is a good five-cent
|Alternatively, when a acter in Ivan Turgenev's Fathers and Sons is offered a cigar, |
he reldS, A cigar's a cigar, but do let's have some lunch. Verdict: Apocryphal
Freud. at this country needs is a good five-cent CIGAR. Woodrow Wilson's ...
|Quoted in Albert J. Beveridge, Life of John Marshall Thomas R. Marshall U.S. |
politician, 1854-1925 1 The chief need of the country ... is a really good 5-cent
cigar. Quoted in Daily Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wis.), 6 Feb. 1914. Marshall is