Imaginary Interviews: Apr. 14, 1924

Henry Fairfield Osborn, President of the American Museum of Natural History: "In a lecture at Columbia University I said: 'Drinking is deadly. Every drinking man I knew in 1876 and every drinking student of mine up to the year 1890 has paid the death penalty. I have every reason to believe that the Cro-Magnon cave man of between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago could enter any branch of the intellectual life of this university on equal, if not superior terms with any of the 30,000 students here.'"

George Nathaniel Curzon, onetime Foreign Minister of...

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