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May 11, 2017

Dr. Henry Steele Commager (1902-1998) was one of America’s most honored historians and the most prolific liberal intellectual writer of his age. Forty years ago, Meriam and I took the QEII Liner to Europe for our annual vacation. By a great stroke of luck, we were honored to find that our designated dinner companions were Dr. Commager and his wife. We became friends, discussing WWII history, although I mostly listened. We had a wonderful time with them taking long walks together around the deck, sitting and chatting and so on. We stayed in touch for a few years thereafter.

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