Nation: H.R.L. ON HIS COUNTRY

A sampling of Luce speeches, memos and editorial musings about America:

> "The British code [at the boarding school he attended in China] violated every American instinct. No wonder that hardly an hour passed that an American did not have to run up the flag. For example, a master insists that Ohio is pronounced O-hee-ho. So, first your knuckles are rapped, then you get your face slapped—by the master—then you are publicly caned. By this time you are crying, but still you can't say O-hee-ho." May 1950.

> "As I see it, ours is an immeasurably rich and varied culture. It includes within...

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