On the Record: Oct. 8, 1984

Graham Greene, 80, British author: "I don't like the United States and I don't like New York and, on the whole—with many exceptions—I don't like Americans. They strike me rather as the English abroad strike me: noisy, and incredibly ignorant of the world."

Antonia Fraser, 52, author of the newly published The Weaker Vessel, on her efforts to be an objective feminist historian: "Of course there's no such thing as a totally objective person, except Almighty God if she exists."


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