People: Oct. 25, 1968

John Kenneth Galbraith, peripatetic ambassador, author, political adviser and now professor at Harvard, took the occasion of his 60th birthday for a bit of mental meandering. On age: "I shan't be sorry when men begin to refer to me as old. But I'll be awfully sorry when women do." On politics: "Don't go near any political headquarters. Except for a stirring at election time, they're a kind of grim repository of people who like politics and can't get jobs elsewhere." On the Washington scene: "No tourist should leave Washington without seeing the late...

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