POLITICS: Parting Words

It is the season for elected officials to take office, in Congress and in statehouses across the land. It is also a time for some of America's most experienced public officials to retire, either voluntarily or because of defeat at the polls. Many of them leave behind some parting words of advice for their constituents and the nation. Among them:

> William Fulbright, 69, Democratic Senator from Arkansas for 30 years, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee: "This inflation is a terrible, terrible burden. It was inflation, primarily, that caused the great...

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