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Wild about Harry?

Posted on 2007.05.08 at 20:49
Current Mood: enthralledenthralled
According to Michael Beschloss’ new book Presidential Courage, which is excerpted in this week’s Newsweek, “During a visit to the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York just after Truman left office, Eddie Jacobson introduced his old friend by saying ‘This is the man who helped to create the state of Israel.’ The ex-president brought Eddie up short: ‘What do you mean ‘helped create’? I am Cyrus! I am Cyrus!’”

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