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is our theme, and if we can't find anything to interest ordinary people in that subject we better shut up shop and become a strict, technical, scientific journal for high class geographers and geological experts." -- letter dated March 5, 1900, by President Alexander Graham Bell to his managing editor and soon-to-be son-in-law, Gilbert H. Grosvenor.

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I've always liked that quote! Robert M. Poole used it on a leader page in his book "National Geographic and the World It Made". I also remember first reading it in C.D. Bryan's Centennial NGS book!

- Scott S.



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